Wabash Softball Picks Up Win At Canterbury

The Wabash softball team picked up a much needed win on the road Thursday, defeating Canterbury 7-4.

The Lady Apaches jumped on the host right away, scoring 4 runs in the first. Kelsie Olinger led off the game with a single and was moved a base on a Kaitlyn Dowdal single. Both runners would steal a base before Taylor Mettler reached on an error with Olinger scoring for a 1-0 lead. After two pop outs Erika King would single to center with Dowdal scoring for a 2-0 lead. Next up was Katie Gray who singled home Mettler and King to give Wabash a 4-0 lead.

Canterbury would cut the Wabash lead to 4-3 in the third.

The game would remain 4-3 heading to the sixth when the Apaches would add a run. With one out King would reach on a dropped third strike. With two outs Sydnee Osborn would single home King for a 5-3 lead.

Wabash would get a couple insurance runs in the seventh. Olinger would lead off with a walk and advance to second on a ground out. Mettler would then single home Olinger to lead 6-3. Hannah Halverson followed the Mettler single with one of her own with Mettler rounding the bases to give the Apaches a 7-3 lead. Canterbury would pick up a single run in the bottom of the inning as Wabash held on for the 7-4 win.

Lineup AB R H RBI BB
Kelsie Olinger 3 2 1 0 1
Kaitlyn Dowdal 4 1 1 0 0
Taylor Mettler 4 2 1 2 0
Hannah Halverson 4 0 1 1 0
Katie Newman 4 0 0 0 0
Erica King 3 2 1 1 1
K Gray 4 0 1 2 0
Sydnee Osborn 3 0 1 1 0
Kailynn Richardson 2 0 0 0 1
Pitching IP H R ER K BB
Whitney Working 5 6 3 2 7 2
Hannah Halverson 2 0 1 0 1 1

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