Lady Lions win at Washington
Bremen put up four runs in the bottom of the first and never looked back for a 7-2 season-opening victory in a game moved from Bremen to South Bend Washington Thursday night.
Chelsea Huppert got the complete-game win, giving up five hits and four walks with 12 strikeouts for the Lady Lions.
Meagan Stouder powered Bremen at the plate with a 3-4 performance that included a double, two RBI and two runs scored. She also notched a stolen base in the win.
Mikayla Gardner, Rachael Czarnecki, Brooke Fitch and Sabrina Gilley all recorded hits for the Lions. Gardner batted in two runs, and Gilley scored two runs.
Bremen will host Plymouth April 9 at 5 p.m.
• BREMEN 7, SOUTH BEND WASHINGTON 2
At South Bend
Bremen: 400 201 0 — 7 8 0
Washington: 001 001 0 — 2 5 5
WP: Chelsea Huppert; LP: Watts
2B: Megan Stouder (B)
JV score: Bremen 16, Washington 0
Lions lose opener
Fairfield shelled Bremen for 10 runs in the top of the first en route to an abbreviated 13-3 win at Bremen Thursday.
The Lions scored three runs in the fourth and fifth innings to give themselves new life, but the visitors scratched out another three runs in the top of the sixth to complete the 10-run rule win.
Bobby Cornett went 1-2 with a double and a run, while Jacob Bennitt also went 1-2 with a walk at the plate. Drew Coffel and Wes Burkholder scored Bremen’s other two runs.
Bennitt took the loss on the mound giving up 10 runs off three hits and two walks in four innings pitched.
The Lions open the season at 0-1 and will host Elkhart Christian April 8 at 5 p.m.
• FAIRFIELD 13, BREMEN 3 (6)
Fairfield: (10)00 003 — 13
Bremen: 000 12X — 3
WP: Brad Lantz; LP: Jacob Bennitt
2B: Bobby Cornett (B)