Edwardsburg’s Paige Freshour homers against NIles Wednesday. (Leader photo/RON HARNER)
Edwardsburg’s Paige Freshour homers against NIles Wednesday. (Leader photo/RON HARNER)

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Eddies sweep Vikings in battle of district favorites

Published 11:01am Thursday, May 8, 2014

Host Edwardsburg pounded out 20 hits and scored 23 runs in a battle of Division 2 district favorites Wednesday.

The Eddies (16-5) swept the Vikings, who will host the district May 31, 9-3 and 14-2. The second game lasted just five innings.

In the first game, Paige Freshour doubled and homered, while McKenzie Creed also had a home run.

Olivia Jordan had a double for Niles.

In the nightcap, Layne Stinnett had a home run, while Creed added a pair of doubles to her stat line. Teryn Williams and Kaylee Ryker also doubled.

Niles (18-6) got a double from Tala Gentry and a triple from Kylee Myer.


First game

Niles                            000     003     0 – 3 8 1

Edwardsburg                        110     610     z – 9 11 1

Niki Keefe (L); Holly Walker (2); Ali Strycker (W)

2B: Olivia Jordan (N), Bailey Thomas (E), Paige Freshour (E)

HR: McKenzie Creed (E), Freshour (E)


Second game

Niles                            010      10 – 2 7 2

Edwardsburg               400      64 – 14 12 1

Tala Gentry (L), Walker (5); Delaney Peters (W), Hannah Shoupe (4)

2B: Gentry (N), Teryn Williams (E), McKenzie Creed (E) 2, Kaylee Ryker (E)

3B: Kylee Myer (N)

HR: Layne Stinnett (E)

Varsity records: Niles 18-6, Edwardsburg 16-5


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