Wednesday, August 23, 2017

NEN Softball Wins Opener at East Harrison; Makayla Adwell Homers

The Northeast Nodaway girls softball team invaded East Harrison Tuesday and came away with the 11-3 victory. Makayla Adwell homered over the left fielder’s head for NEN, while Maggie Schmitz, Emily Redden, and Anne Schieber all had triples. Paige West had three hits and two stolen bases, while Jana Walker added two stolen bases.

Anne Schieber’s sac fly drove in Schmitz after she hit her triple in the first and put Northeast up 1-0. Northeast added six more in the third as Paige West singled to left and Maggie Schmitz beat out a bunt hit to open the floodgates and make it 7-0. Northeast scored one in the fourth and one in the fifth before East Harrison scored their lone tallies in the sixth to make it 9-3. Northeast scored two insurance runs in the seventh for the victory.

Maggie Schmitz got the win for Northeast, while Blair Stoll finished up for the Bluejays. Northeast was sharp in the field, only committing one error for the night.

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