Dowagiac sweep BulldogsPublished 12:12pm Thursday, April 17, 2014
The Dowagiac softball team had to work a little overtime to pick up a pair of wins Wednesday.
The Chieftains defeated visiting Vicksburg 7-4 in the first game and then edged the Bulldogs 5-3 in eight innings of the nightcap.
Alyssa Allen went 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles in the first game and Taylor Hulett also doubled for the Chieftains. Kourtney Mitchell was 2-for-4.
Sabrina Ruiz improved to 3-1 as she picked up the victory.
In the nightcap, Hullett scattered five hits to improve to 4-0 in the circle.
Dowagiac had eight hits, led by McKenzie Herter who was 3-for-4. Allen was 2-for-4.
Vicksburg 000 121 0 – 4 13 1
Dowagiac 500 101 x – 7 8 1
Sabrina Ruiz (W, 3-1) and Kourtney Mitchell; A. Beal (L), S. Knapp (1) and K. Jones
2B: J. Fort (V), Alyssa Allen (D) 2, Taylor Hulett (D)
Dowagiac 000 000 32 – 5 8 3
Vicksburg 000 100 20 – 3 5 5
Taylor Hulett (W, 4-0) and Kourtney Mitchell; K. Davenport (L) and S. Johnson
Varsity record: Dowagiac 7-1