Niles junior varsity softball team splits with Washington; sweeps Portage Northern

Published 6:39 am Monday, April 17, 2006

By Staff
NILES - On Wednesday, April 12, the Niles JV softball team split a doubleheader with South Bend Washington
In the first game, Demi Schrader picked up the 8-6 win for the Vikings and led all scorers with a double and a single. Denise Echevaria and Francis Semrinec both had hits and Lacey Lary had a triple.
In the second game, the Lady Vikes fell to SB Washington 8-3. Schrader picked up the loss, but still led all scorers with a double and two singles.
Stephanie Stoops, Alysa Pingle and Echevaria all had hits in the loss.
On Thursday, the JV team swept the Portage Northern JV team 11-8 and 4-1 in a Big Eight conference match. In the first game, Schrader picked up her second win by striking out seven Huskies.
Echevaria led the hitting with three singles. Stoops an Schrader each had a single and a triple. Dorea Britton, Kacey Gogley, Lary, Ashton Gordon and Francis Semrinec all had hits for the Vikes.
In the second game, Stoops got the win by striking out five Portage Northern batters. Stoops, Scrader, Semrinec, Britton, Gordon and Gogley all had hits in the nightcap.