Rifenberg captures title
All Points, Gallaghers battle for 11-12 year-old title; St. Paul's, Delta set for 9-10 year-old championship game
Rifenberg picked up the 13-16 year-old playoff championship with this victory.
Nicole Ignowski earned the pitching victory for Rifenberg as she struck out two batters. Kristina Ford took the loss for East Main with three strikeouts.
Ignowski paced Rifenberg at the plate with two doubles and a single. Mallory Barber added a double and a single while Annalee Nelson helped out with a double.
Kayla Gross and Ashley Pointer each hit two singles for East Main.
All Points stayed alive in the 11-12 year-old playoffs, forcing a second championship game tonight at 7:45 p.m.
Lauren McCombs earned the pitching victory for All Points, with relief help from Ashton Gordon. Cricket Fisher took the loss for Gallaghers.
Alex Shirk paced All Points at the plate with two singles and a double. Courtney Miller added three singles.
Kaley Jones led Gallaghers with two singles and Allyson Stapleton added a single.
These two teams will meet again tonight at 6 p.m. for the championship game of the 9-10 year-old playoffs.
Alex McIntee earned the pitching victory for St. Paul's and Taylor Gordon took the loss for Delta.
Sam Low led St.Paul's with a double and a single. Chelsea Adolph added a triple.
Gordon led Delta with a double and a single while Carlie Newman hit two singles.
Kristina Ford picked up the pitching victory for East Main. Kylee Mudd took the loss for Sherwood.
Rachel Batman, Ashley Pointer and Kristina Ford each hit two singles to lead East Main at the plate. Kayla Gross and Tatum Elrod each added a single.
Torii Mitchell led Sherwood with two singles while Lindsay Carey, Julie Barnett and Connie Brant each singled.
Brittney Buti struck out five batters as she earned the victory for St. Paul's. Tara Chamberlain suffered the loss for Razor's Edge despite striking out six batters.
Kayla Kiefer and Jenna Shirell led St. Paul's at the plate with two singles. Kristina King and Jessica Duis each added a single.
Tara Chamberlain and Sam Tharp led Razor's Edge with a single each.
Kristina Ford struck out five batters to earn the victory for East Main. Jennifer York took the loss despite striking out five as well.
Rachel Batman paced East Main at the plate with a triple and three singles. Ashley Pointer, Kayla Gross and Ford each hit three singles.
Shelly Aurand and Linsey Ross each singled for Moose.
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