Lady Norse Runner Up At LaVille

The Northfield Lady Norse softball team played in the LaVille Invite Saturday, going 2-1 and finishing runner up for the day.

In game one Northfield topped Lafayette Central Catholic 6-4.

Emily Shafer picked up the win on the mound, going 7 innings, allowing 7 hits, walking 1 and striking out 4.

The Norse had 9 hits in the game. Callie Monce, Caitlin Eltzroth and Abby Keaffaber each had 2 hits. Arie Kennedy, Katelyn Shafer and Breanna Burcroff had a hit each.


In game two Northfield took on Fairfield, winning a thriller 1-0 in the bottom of the seventh.

Katelyn Shafer pitched the shutout, going 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and striking out 3.

Arie Kennedy knocked home Jessika Beeks in the bottom of the 7th to win game two. The Norse had 7 hits with Kennedy leading the way with 3. Callie Monce, Abby Keaffaber, Jessika Beeks and Breanna Burcroff had hits.


Northfield took on Eastside in the championship game, falling 10-3.

Katelyn Shafer took the loss pitching 3 innings, giving up 2 earned runs on 5 hits striking out 4 and walking 1.  Emily Shafer pitched 3 innings in relief giving up 4 earned runs of 6 hits, striking out 1 and walking 2.

Northfield had 7 hits with Caitlin Eltzroth and Emily Shafer collecting 2 each. Arie Kennedy, Callie Monce and Breanna Burcroff had a hit each.

The Norse are 13-6 overall and 3-2 TRC.

The Norse host Southwood Monday.


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