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Lady Knights defeat Wabash, Manchester

Southwood defeated Wabash and Manchester in Three Rivers Conference matches last week.

Southwood 17, Wabash 5

The Southwood softball team set the tone early with five runs in the top of the second inning that led to a 17-5 win at Wabash Monday, April 18.

Rowan Goodpasture led Southwood with three hits, while Allie Haecker, Carley Whitesell, Gracey Swain, Madi Culver, Aaliyah Dyson, and Rylee Thomas all had multiple hits.

For Wabash, Gretta France, Lataya Judy, and Olivia Braun all had multiple hits on the night.
Makenlie Lambert got the win on the mound for Southwood.

Southwood 3, Manchester 1

The Manchester softball team led Southwood 1-0 going into the fourth inning of their Three Rivers Conference game Thursday, April 21, but the Knights scored one run in each of the fourth, fifth, and sixth innings to clinch a 3-1 win.

Southwood pitcher Makenlie Lambert got the win on the mound, striking out four batters.
Lili Combs led the Lady Knights with two hits. 

For Manchester, Molly Schannep allowed just four hits and struck out six batters while not allowing an earned run.
Hadley Schannep had four hits to pace Manchester.

Bluffton 10, Wabash 8

The Wabash softball team overcame an 8-0 deficit to tie its game with Bluffton at 8-8 after five innings, but the Lady Tigers scored two runs in the top of the seventh to pull out a 10-8 win over the Lady Apaches.

Ella Hartley led Wabash at the plate going 3-4 with one RBI, while Maddie French was 3-5 with RBI, and Charity France and Ceyonna Hubbard each had one hit.

Tippecanoe Valley 13, Wabash 3

The Lady Apaches lost to Tippecanoe Valley Wednesday, April 20.

French, Olivia Braun, and Hartley each drove in one run, while Montana Judy and Gretta France each had one hit.
Wabash at FW Northside

Wabash split a double-header with Fort Wayne Northside Saturday, April 23. The Lady Apaches won the first game 11-5 before dropping the second 18-4.

In the first game, Wabash turned a 1-1 tie into a 10-2 lead with four runs in the third inning and five in the fourth, to pull away for the win.

Montana Judy led Wabash with three hits, three runs, and one RBI, while Hubbard and Charity France each had two hits and two RBIs, and Braun had two hits and one RBI, with French knocking in one run.

Lataya Judy got the win, giving up three runs and striking out 10 batters.

It was all Northside in the second game as they scored 18 runs in four innings to the 18-4 win.

Hubbard and Gretta France each had one hit for Wabash.

Eastbrook 13, Southwood 3

Southwood fell behind 8-0 after two innings and weren’t able to push back against Eastbrook in a 13-3 loss Tuesday, April 19.

Rowan Goodpasture led Southwood with two hits and one RBI, while Madi Culver and Meredith Norman each had one hit and one RBI, and Allie Haecker and Gracey Swan each had one hit.

Eastern 30, Southwood 1

Eastern scored seven runs in each of the first and second innings and 10 in the third in a 30-1 win over the Lady Knights.
Goodpasture, Rylee Thomas, and Combs each had one hit with Combs driving in the only run.

Southwood vs. Fremont (DH)

Fremont got the best of Southwood with two wins Saturday, April 23, 13-6 and 11-3.

Norman led the Lady Knights with three hit and one RBI, while Combs drove in three runs on two hits, with Haecker and Mckenna Younce each driving in a run.

In a closer second game, Southwood hung around, trailing 2-1 after three innings, but Fremont scored nine runs in the next three for the win.

Goodpasture led Southwood with two RBIs on two hits, and Kinsley Miller drove in one run. Haecker, Katelyn Ranck, Thomas, and Whitesel each had one hit.

Winamac 13, Northfield 2

Winamac scored four runs in each of the first three innings to pull away with a 13-2 win over Northfield Monday, April 18.
Ainsley Dale, Kirsten Rife, Emily Pennington, Ella Hunter, and Crysta Kowalczuk each had one hit for the Lady Norse.

Hunter took the loss on the mound.

Northfield 12, Southern Wells 8

The Northfield softball team outlasted Southern Wells in a 12-8 win Tuesday, April 19.

Northfield took a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning only to see the hosts score five in the bottom of the inning and pull away with the win.

Kowalczuk had five hits and scored five runs to lead Northfield. Hunter and Dale each had two hits and two RBIs, while Pennington had three RBIs and one hit.

Emma Warnock pitched 5 2/3 innings, striking out three and giving up five hits.

Maconaquah 8, Northfield 1

The Lady Norse didn’t have an answer for Maconaquah in an 8-1 loss to the Lady Braves Wednesday night, April 20.
Ava Copeland drove in Northfield’s only run and had two hits on the night. Hunter and Alex Cartwright both had two hits, while Jaycie Krom and Kowalczuk each had one hit.

Layne Fields pitched six innings, giving up seven runs on seven hits with three strikeouts.

Caston 12, Northfield 1

Northfield didn’t have an answer for Caston in a 12-0 loss to the Comets Friday, April 22.

Kowalczuk had Northfield’s only hit on the night while Layne Fields took the loss on the mound.

Adams Central 12, Manchester 2

Manchester led its game with Adams Central 2-1 going into the bottom of the fifth inning before the hosts took control of the game to run away with a 12-2 win.

Paxton Baker led Manchester with three hits and two runs scored, while Molly Schannep had two hits and pitched three innings.

Manchester at Columbia City (DH)

The Manchester softball team had a rough day Saturday with a doubleheader loss at Columbia City, 11-0, and 15-0.
Statistics were not available.

Posted on 2022 Apr 27