Edwardsburg sweeps Paw Paw in Wolverine contests
Published 10:39 pm Friday, May 5, 2023
PAW PAW — Visiting Edwardsburg allowed just three hits in sweeping its Wolverine Conference softball doubleheader from Paw Paw Wednesday.
Emma Denison tossed a no-hitter with eight strikeouts as the Eddies defeated the Red Wolves 11-0 in the first game. Samantha Baker tossed a three-hitter as Edwardsburg won the nightcap 14-4.
In baseball, the Eddies swept the Red Wolves, winning the opening game 3-1 and then the nightcap, 10-2.
The Eddies had 10 hits in the first game, including a home run by Caitlin Tighe and a double by Sydney Klaer.
In the nightcap, a nine-run third inning turned the game into another rout.
Edwardsburg (10-5, 6-0 Wolverine Conference) had 12 hits in the second game, including another home run by Tighe. Klaer also hit a home run, while Abby Bossler doubled.
The Eddies (7-7, 4-3 Wolverine Conference) scored single runs in the third, fifth and seventh innings to account for its scoring.
Edwardsburg had 10 hits in the contest, including a double by Andrew Colvin.
Payton Bookwalter started and took the victory. Brody Schimpa came on in relief in the fifth inning.
In the nightcap, Caedin Pulling and Schimpa combined on a five-hitter.
The Eddies had six hits, including a pair by Brady Cook and Caleb Layman. Colvin drove in a pair of runs.