The Northfield softball team went on the road Wednesday, picking up a 4-1 win at Maconaquah.
The game was scoreless heading to the fourth when the Norse broke the ice. Abby Keaffaber led off drawing a walk and was ran for by Abbey Ross. Ross would advance to second on a passed ball before Jordan Shafer singled to chase Ross home for a 1-0 lead. Shafer ended up on second on the throw. Shafer would take third on a grounder from Alexis Taylor before Shelby Ward reached on an error to score Shafer to lead 2-0.
The Norse would increase their lead a run in the fifth. Shafer led off with a double before Michelle Hunt was hit by a pitch. With one out Ward would single up the middle to load the bases before Olivia Taylor hit a sac fly to score Shafer. The Norse led 3-0. Maconaquah would pick up their lone run in the bottom of the inning, but the Norse would get it back in the seventh.
Paige Holley would lead off with a single and advanced to third when Breanna Burcroff reached on an error. Abby Keaffaber would then single home Holley for the 4-1 score.