Brandywine softball wins two in South Bend

Published 1:14 am Friday, April 11, 2003

By Staff
The Brandywine softball team opened its season Thursday afternoon with a pair of wins at South Bend Clay. The Bobcats beat Northridge 1-0 in the first game and beat the host Colonials 10-0 in the second game.
Nicki McGowen earned both pitching victories, giving up just one hit in the first game and two in the second. She struck out a total of 17 batters on the day.
Michelle Shoemaker and Lauren Heyn each had a pair of singles against Northridge. Jessica Keeton led the Bobcats against Clay with a triple and two singles for five RBIs. Heyn added a double and two singles against Clay.
Brandywine, now 2-0, plays in the Penn (Ind.) Tournament on Saturday.
Northridge 000 000 0--0 1 1
Brandywine 000 100 x--1 8 2
Nicki McGowen (W, 1-0) and Michelle Shoemaker; Darlene Garman (L) and Lindsey Bachman.
Team records: Brandywine 1-0, Northridge 3-1
South Bend Clay….0
Brandywine 002 044--10 8 1
Clay 000 000--0 2 5
Nicki McGowen (W, 2-0) and Michelle Shoemaker; Kady Elliot (L, 0-1) and Kueltjes.
3B: Jessica Keeton (B)
2B: Lauren Heyn (B), Kueltjes (C), Amanda Riesenberg (C)
Team records: Brandywine 2-0, Clay 1-2
Lady Bucks sweep Bridgman
Buchanan opened its softball season with a sweep of Bridgman in a non-conference doubleheader. The Bucks beat the visiting Bees 6-0 and 6-5.
Jenny Klutts earned both pitching victories, starting the first game and relieving Caryn Dotson in the second. Klutts struck out 10 batters in the firt game and hit a home run in the second game.
Tiffany Griffin hit a double in each game for the Bucks.
Buchanan, now 2-0, travels to Otsego Saturday.
Bridgman 000 000 0--0 2 3
Buchanan 000 312 x--6 11 0
Jenny Klutts (W, 1-0) and Tara Paturalski; Ashley Lungfeldt (L, 1-2) and Kayla Langston.
2B: Tiffany Griffin (BU)
Bridgman 000 230 0--5 5 3
Buchanan 031 002 x--6 8 2
Caryn Dotson, Jenny Klutts (5, W, 2-0) and Tara Paturalski; Erin Weber (L, 2-1) and Kayla Langston.
HR: Klutts (BU)
2B: Tiffany Griffin (BU), Weber (BR), Ashley Lungfeldt (BR)
Team records: Buchanan 2-0, Bridgman 3-3