Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

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April 19, 2014

G'burg softballers continue strong start

The Greensburg varsity softball team won its latest outing after falling to a strong Jennings County team earlier in the week.

The Lady Pirates run-ruled host Jac-Cen-Del 19-5 Friday after falling to the Panthers 5-0 Thursday.

Senior Alli Phillips held Jac-Cen-Del to no earned runs Friday and no walks. Phillips struck out seven in five innings.

Sophomore Britney Biltz lashed a triple and drove in four runs to lead the Pirate offense. Sydney Meyer tallied three hits and two RBIs, while Gabby Burton added two hits and two RBIs. Sam Cain scored four times to lead Greensburg. Haylee Owens followed with three RBIs.

Also driving in runs were Chelsea Hersley, Keauna Schultz, Kalynne Asche and Megan Schmidt.

Meyer and Hersley scored three runs apiece, while Biltz scored twice.

Thursday night, Owens pitched six innings and gave up three earned runs, walking just one batter. Schmidt and Biltz tallied the only Pirate hits.

A full story will appear in Tuesday’s print edition and online.

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