Lady Chargers stampede past Eagles in softball play

Posted 4/5/19

LILLINGTON — Northwood plated four runs in each of the opening two innings Saturday afternoon on the way to a 10-0 stomping of Western Harnett.

The Lady Chargers tacked on two more runs in the …

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Lady Chargers stampede past Eagles in softball play

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LILLINGTON — Northwood plated four runs in each of the opening two innings Saturday afternoon on the way to a 10-0 stomping of Western Harnett.

The Lady Chargers tacked on two more runs in the top of the sixth before completing the shutout in the bottom of the frame to stop the contest due to the 10-run mercy rule while junior hurler Hannah Weigle struck out 10 in firing a six-inning one-hitter.

Northwood (7-4) managed just four hits in the contest but drew six walks, had four batters hit by pitches, and was aided by four Western Harnett (0-8) errors.

Allison Coker was 1-for-2 with a double, three RBI and hit by a pitch to lead the Lady Chargers offensively while Chloe LIneman was 1-for-3 with a walk and three RBI.

Also for Northwood, Lauren Davis was 1-for-3 with two runs scored, a stolen base and a double, Caroline Dorshimer 1-for-1, Jamie Christensen 0-0 with a run, a stolen base, two walks, was hit by a pitch, and three RBI, Weigle 0-for-1 with two runs, three RBI, two walks, and was hit by a pitch, Mayci Springle had a walk and two runs, Erika Seils a run, and Emma Douglas a sacrifice bunt.

Weigle took the win on the mound for the Chargers by going six innings and allowing one hit, no runs, three walks and striking out 10.

Morgan Jackson had a single for Western Harnett in a 1-for-2 outing that included a stolen base while Madison Farmer walked twice and stole two bases, Olivia Jackson walked an stole a base, and Shelby Duty stole a base.

Suffering the loss on the mound for the Eagles was Jashani McDougald who worked two innings and allowed one hit, eight runs (six earned), four walks and struck out one.

Jackson hurled the final four innings for Western Harnett and yielded three hits, two earned runs, two walks and fanned none.

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