Archive - Apr 9, 2012 - Sports Article
Tritonâ€™s Zak Shively earned his first pitching win of the season Friday as the Trojans beat Plymouth 9-7. Shively gave up three hits for three earned runs in five and a third innings, and he also finished with two hits, an RBI and a walk in the win.
Plymouthâ€™s Marissa Sullivan notched 19 strikeouts in two games as the Lady Pilgrims opened their season last week. The senior power pitcher also signed on to continue her softball career at Ancilla College next year.
PLYMOUTH â€” Itâ€™s taken a lot of time and hard work for Marissa Sullivan to reach the next level.
The four-year Plymouth pitcher made it official last Thursday when she signed with Ancilla College to play softball beginning in 2012-13.
â€śI liked the environment, the people were really nice, and I wanted to play softball somewhere,â€ť said Sullivan of her choice.
â€śIâ€™m really excited. Iâ€™ve worked forever to get to this point, and Iâ€™m glad I made it here finally.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€”Â The Plymouth softball team came up short in its second game of the young season, dropping a 4-0 decision to LaPorte on Saturday.
LaPorte put up all four runs in the fourth inning. It was all the scoring they would need as LaPorteâ€™s Hannah Fuller held the young Plymouth lineup to just three scattered singles.
Pilgrims, Eagles compete at CMA Relays
Plymouth placed third with 92 points, and host Culver Military finished fourth with 65 points as LaPorte won the five-team Culver Military Academy Relays with 121 points Saturday.
Plymouth claimed three first place finishes in the field as Jordan Knapp won the long jump with a 20â€™2â€ť distance, Dan Samuelson finished first in the shot put with a throw of 48â€™7 1/2â€ť, and Adam Lacefield won the discus with a throw of 132â€™. Lacefield also placed second in the shot, while Samuelson was third in the discus.