Bucks take two from Berrien
Buchanan's softball team improved to 7-1 in the league with a sweep of Berrien Springs Tuesday afternoon. The Bucks earned victories of 3-2 and 9-3 to improve to 12-6 on the year.
Jenni Klutts earned the pitching victory in the first game, which went eight innings. Tara Paturalski paced the Bucks on offense with a triple and a double. Klutts helped her own cause with a double.
Caryn Dodson improved to 3-2 with the pitching victory in the second game.
Colleen O'Toole and Stephanie Miller each hit a home run for the Bucks in the second game. Miller also doubled as did Klutts.
The Bucks host Brandywine on Thursday, May 8.
B. Springs 010 100 00--2 10 1
Buchanan 000 020 01--3 7 1
Jenni Klutts (W, 9-4) and Tara Paturalski; Kaitlyn Lemon (L) and Jaime Turner.
3B: Paturalski (BU)
2B: Paturalski (BU), Klutts (BU)
B. Springs 000 120 0--3 10 1
Buchanan 040 212 x--9 14 1
Caryn Dodson (W, 3-2) and Tara Paturalski; Mandy Fryman (L), Kaitlyn Lemon (3) and Jaime Turner.
HR: Colleen O'Toole (BU), Stephanie Miller (BU)
2B: Klutts (BU), Miller (BU), Turner (BS), Charlie Wreggelsworth (BS)
Team records: Buchanan 12-6 (7-1 Lakeland), Berrien Springs 4-16 (1-7)