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Gentry, Ankrapp homer in Niles sweep

Published 8:18am Thursday, April 24, 2014

BATTLE CREEK — The Niles softball team continues to play power softball.

Seven more extra base hits allowed the Vikings to roll to a pair of easy Big 16 non-divisional wins over host Battle Creek Lakeview Wednesday.

Niles got a home run and a triple from winning pitcher Tala Gentry in the 12-0 first game victory. Gentry’s home run was a grand slam.

Olivia Jordan added a double and a triple.

In the nightcap, Niles won 17-1 in three innings.

Gentry and Jordan both tripled, while Courtney Ankrapp homered.

Holly Walker was the winning pitcher.


First game

Niles                 220     35 – 12

Lakeview        000     00 – 0

Tala Gentry (W)

2B: Olivia Jordan (N)

3B: Jordan (N), Gentry (N)

HR: Gentry (N)


Second game

Niles                  683 – 17

Lakeview         100 – 1

Holly Walker (W)

3B: Gentry (N), Jordan (N)

HR: Courtney Ankrapp (N)


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