Bobcats sweep Edwardsburg

Published 2:33 am Wednesday, April 23, 2003

By Staff
Brandywine jumped out to an early lead as it swept a Lakeland Conference softball doubleheader at Edwardsburg Tuesday afternoon.
The Bobcats, now 13-1 overall and 6-0 in league play, led 9-0 in the fourth inning of the opening game before allowing two runs by the Eddies (3-10, 0-4).
Brittany Bennett, who relieved Nicki McGowen in the fourth inning, earned the pitching victory in the first game. Jenna Bowman took the loss for Edwardsburg.
Jessica Keeton led Brandywine at the plate in the opener with a single, double and triple for three RBIs. Emily Christiansen also hit a double for the Bobcats.
Samantha Fritsche hit a triple for two RBIs for the Eddies.
McGowen tossed a no-hitter in the second game as Brandywine cruised to a 12-0 victory. Shana Stoops took the loss for Edwardsburg.
Nakisha Washington hit a triple and a double for Brandywine in the nightcap while Keeton continued her effectiveness at the plate with a double. Christiansen added a triple.
Brandywine travels to Bridgman Thursday.
Brandywine 305 100 0--9 12 0
Edwardsburg 000 200 0--2 2 4
Nicki McGowen, Brittany Bennett (4, W); Jenna Bowman (L, 0-3).
3B: Jessica Keeton (B), Samantha Fritsche (E)
2B: Keeton (B), Emily Christiansen (B)
Brandywine 073 02--12 11 0
Edwardsburg 000 00--0 0 8
Nicki McGowen (W); Shana Stoops (L, 1-5).
3B: Nakisha Washington (B), Emily Christiansen (B)
2B: Jessica Keeton (B)
Team records: Brandywine 13-1 (6-0 Lakeland), Edwardsburg 3-10 (0-4 Lakeland)