Chieftain softball splits with RamsPublished 8:05am Thursday, May 1, 2014
SOUTH HAVEN — The Dowagiac softball team split a pair of Wolverine Conference West Division games with South Haven Tuesday.
The Rams used a four-run third inning to defeat the Chieftains 6-2 in the opening game.
Dowagiac rallied to game the split by scoring runs in the seventh and eighth innings to pull out a 7-6 victory.
In the first game, Mickie Kiggins doubled for the Chieftains.
In the nightcap, Kiggins and Riley Daly both doubled.
Taylor Hulett scattered eight hits as she improved to 7-1 in the circle.
The Chieftains are now 16-5 overall and 3-3 in West Division play.
Dowagiac 001 001 0 – 2 6 3
South Haven 104 010 x – 6 9 0
T. Hoyt (W) and S. Phillips; Sabrina Ruiz (L, 6-4) and Kourtney Mitchell
2B: N. Edwards (SH), Mickie Kiggins (D)
South Haven 030 000 30 – 6 8 1
Dowagiac 041 000 11 – 7 9 3
Taylor Hulett (W, 8-1) and Kourtney Mitchell; A. White, T. Hoyt (L, 6) and S. Phillips
2B: N. Ewards (SH), Phillips (SH), Mickie Kiggins (D), Riley Daly (D)
Varsity record: Dowagiac 16-5, 3-3 Wolverine West