Lady Norse Ten Run Wayne-TWICE

After a disappointing loss to Maconaquah Friday, the Northfield varsity softball team bounced back by defeating Ft Wayne Wayne by the ten run rule twice Saturday.

In game one after falling behind 2-0 in the first, Northfield bounced back to take game one 13-3. Northfield got off to a good start in game two, winning 12-2.

In game one after falling behind 2-0 in the top of the first, the Lady Norse responded with 5 runs of their own. Arie Kennedy got things started with a double and was followed with a single from Jessika Beeks. Caitlin Eltzroth drew a walk to load the bases and was followed by an rbi walk by Katelyn Shafer to make it 2-1. Abby Keaffaber would then hit a sac fly and with a Wayne error the Norse scored two, taking a 3-2 lead. Emily Shafer would then single, with Paige Holley hit a fielders choice to score a run. Callie Monce was hit by a pitch to load the bases again when Kennedy reched on an error to make it 5-2.

After giving up a run in the second, the Norse bats would go again. Eltzroth would draw a walk and was followed by a Katelyn Shafer single. Abby Keaffaber would then walk to load the bases. Up 7-3, Monce would double in two more and was followed by an Amber Parker rbi single, making it 10-3 after two.

In the third, Keaffaber would walk again, with Emily Shafer reaching on an error. After a ground out, Parker would drive home two with a single. The Norse would score one more and led 13-3 which would end up being the final score.

AB  R   H  RBI  BB  SO  PO  A   LOB
Arie Kennedy 2b……….. 3   1   1   2   1   0   2   1   1
Jessika Beeks lf………. 4   1   1   0   0   1   0   0   2
Caitlin Eltzroth ss……. 2   1   0   0   2   0   3   1   3
Katelyn Shafer 3b……… 2   1   1   1   2   0   0   3   0
Abby Keaffaber c………. 1   1   0   1   2   0   3   0   0
Breanna Burcroff c……. 1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Emily Shafer p………… 3   1   1   2   0   0   1   1   0
Paige Holley 1b……….. 2   2   0   1   1   0   5   0   0
Callie Monce cf……….. 1   3   1   2   1   0   1   0   0
Amber Parker rf……….. 2   0   2   3   1   0   0   0   0
Total   ……………… 21  13  7   12  10  1   15  6   7

Emily Shafer picked up the win, striking out 3 and walking 1.

In game two Northfield would do all their damage the first three innings.

In the first Kennedy would single with Eltzroth doubling her home. Katelyn Shafer would single with Keaffaber doubling home Eltzroth and Shafer to make it 3-0 after one.

In the second Monce would lead off being hit by a pitch, then stealing second. With one out Kennedy singled home Monce and was followed by a Beeks single. Eltzroth drew a walk to load the bases and was followed by a Katelyn Shafer walk for an rbi. Keaffaber would later single home two to make it 8-0, then Holley would reach on an error to score another to lead 9-0 after two.

In the third, leading 10-0 Breanna Burcroff would double home two for a 12-0 lead.

With Katelyn Shafer dominating on the mound, the Norse were cruising headed to the fifth. Wayne would pick up their second hit of the game in the fifth and compiled by a Norse miscue, scored two runs for the 12-2 final.

AB  R   H  RBI  BB  SO  PO  A  LOB
Arie Kennedy 2b……….. 4   3   3   1   0   0   1   3   0
Jessika Beeks lf………. 4   1   1   1   0   1   0   0   0
Caitlin Eltzroth ss……. 3   3   2   1   1   0   1   2   0
Katelyn Shafer p………. 2   2   2   1   1   0   0   1   0
Abby Keaffaber c………. 2   0   2   4   0   0   5   0   0
Breanna Burcroff c……. 1   1   1   2   0   0   1   0   0
Emily Shafer 3b……….. 3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Paige Holley 1b……….. 3   0   1   0   0   0   7   0   2
Callie Monce cf……….. 1   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0
Amber Parker rf……….. 2   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Marlee Stefanatos lf….. 1   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0

Katelyn Shafer got the win, going 5 innings, striking out 7 and walking 2.

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