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Dowagiac sweep Bulldogs

Published 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.


First game

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)


Second game

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

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