Eddies sweep Vikings in battle of district favoritesPublished 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.
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)
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