Bobcats take third in Wildcat tourney

Published 3:44 am Monday, May 5, 2003

By Staff
For the first time this season the Brandywine softball team did not win a tournament.
The Bobcats suffered a 1-0 loss to host Mattawan in the Wildcat Invitational and had to settle for a spot in the consolation game where they beat Coloma 6-3.
Brandywine, now 20-2 on the year, beat Schoolcraft 2-0 before falling to Mattawan.
The Bobcats then beat Paw Paw 7-1 to finish second in their pool.
Nicki McGowen earned two pitching victories and took one loss on the day. She is now 19-2 for the season.
Brittany Bennett earned her first victory with the decision over Paw Paw and is now 1-0.
Ashley Antus doubled against Paw Paw and against Coloma. Nakisha Washington hit a home run and a double against Coloma.
The Bobcats will have a pair of rematches with the Comets today as they host Coloma for a Lakeland Conference doubleheader at 4 p.m. Brandywine is currently unbeaten in Lakeland Conference play.
Schoolcraft 000 000 0--0 2 1
Brandywine 200 000 x--2 5 1
Nicki McGowen (W, 18-1) and Michelle Shoemaker; Jessica Mateer (L) and Kate Robertson.
Team records: Brandywine 18-1, Schoolcraft 8-4
Brandywine 000 000 00--0 0 1
Mattawan 000 000 01--1 2 1
Maria Espinoza (W) and Simone Bruemmer; Nicki McGowen (L, 18-2) and Michelle Shoemaker.
Team records: Mattawan 12-6, Brandywine 18-2
Paw Paw……..1
Brandywine 201 110 2--7 7 1
Paw Paw 000 100 0--1 4 2
Brittany Bennett (W, 1-0) and Bridget Mitchell; Liz Burns (L) and Nicole Sturdy.
2B: Ashley Antus (B), Cathy Williams (P)
Team records: Brandywine 19-2, Paw Paw 9-7
Brandywine 101 012 1--6 10 2
Coloma 000 003 0--3 4 2
Nicki McGowen (W, 19-2) and Michelle Shoemaker; Zandarski (L) and Mannino.
HR: Nakisha Washington (B)
3B: D. Mitchell (C)
2B: Ashley Antus (B), Washington (B)
Team records: Brandywine 20-2, Coloma 10-8