Bucks rock Shamrocks

Published 12:56 am Wednesday, May 11, 2005

By By ERIKA PICKLES / Niles Daily Star
BUCHANAN - Buchanan's varsity softball team picked up a double header Lakeland Conference win Tuesday afternoon against visiting Berrien Springs.
The Bucks took the first game 8-4 and the second game, which was ended early due to mercy rule, 10-0.
Ashley Pointer picked up the pitching win for the Bucks against Megan Fecho.
Buchanan had a solid night offensively and got some big hits from Tracy Brelowski, Ashley Pointer and Leslie Niemier who all had doubles and Emily Ross, Jaclyn Mummaw and Hayley Burks all added two singles for Buchanan.
While Berrien Springs, now 1-17 overall, had numerous chances to jump ahead in the first game, the Shamrocks were a far cry from the lead in the second as the Bucks ended the game in five innings.
Pointer was again the winning picther for Buchanan against Fecho.
Niemier was the lone Buck player with a double while Mummaw and Burks both added two singles.
Buchanan, now 11-8 overall, 8-4 in the LAC, will host its own Buck Classic Tournament on Saturday. The first game is set to begin at 10 a.m.