Archive - May 3, 2012 - Sports Article
PLYMOUTH â€” The Pilgrims battled back at the plate, but wild pitching in the third and fourth innings proved too much to come back from in a 9-7 Northern Lakes Conference loss to Elkhart Memorial Wednesday.
Plymouth sophomore starter Riley Cartwright surrendered four walks with a hit batsman, while catcherâ€™s interference cost another run as the visiting Chargers put up a five spot in the top of the third to grab a 6-1 lead, and another four walks by reliever Jacob Frantz cost two more runs in the fourth.
ELKHART â€”Â Senior Night for the Plymouth softball team is still about two weeks away, but the Lady Pilgrimsâ€™ two 12th-graders were at the center of nearly all the action Wednesday as Plymouth manufactured a thrilling 2-1 NLC victory at Elkhart Memorial.
Catcher Emilee Keilman was in the thick of things during both Plymouth tallies, including driving in the game-winner with a two-out, seventh-inning single, while her fellow senior and batterymate Marissa Sullivan shut down the aggressive Memorial hitters with a 15-strikeout performance.
Lindsey pushes Triton past Knox
Triton put up four runs in its final turn at the plate, and the Trojans rallied past visiting Knox 4-3 for a Northern State Conference win at home Wednesday.
Marc Lindsey drove in the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to give himself the win on the mound after coming in to relieve Seth Flenar in the fourth.