EDGERTON — Edgerton’s softball team totaled 19 hits, but the Bulldogs had trouble bringing runners home in dropping a pair of nonleague games to Liberty Center on Saturday at Edgerton.
Liberty Center used a three-run top of the seventh inning to post a 5-4 win in the first game. The Tigers kept that going with a three-run first to open the second game en route to a 5-3 victory.
Allison Elliott had four total hits to lead Edgerton (2-4), including three in the first game. Ashlyn Sleesman had three singles, while Rylei Moreno and Noelle Ritter doubled and singled. Dominique Fort and Avrey DeGryse also had a pair of hits.
Samantha Engler smacked a home run in the first game and added a single in the second to lead Liberty Center. Bea Barrett hit three singles in the second game, while Michaela Jeffers doubled in the opener.
The Tigers had just three hits in the first game and six in the second, but took advantage of 10 walks and five Edgerton errors.
Hilltop sweeps Fremont
FREMONT, Ind. — Hilltop’s softball team dominated Fremont (Indiana) in a doubleheader on Saturday.
The Cadets got two five-inning nonleague run-rule wins against the Eagles, winning the first game 11-1 and taking the second 15-2 at Fremont High School.
Kodi Brenner picked up the first-game win in the circle for Hilltop (4-1), pitching a complete game and striking out 11 batters while allowing only hit, run and walk. She also had two home runs, three RBIs and scored twice in each game while going 3-of-5 overall.
Kacy Connolly added a homer and four RBIs in the second game, while Sara Barnum had two RBIs in the first contest.
Fremont fell to 0-2.
Vikings thrash Eagles
METAMORA — Evergreen’s softball team pounded out 34 runs on 32 hits in sweeping North Central in a nonleague doubleheader Saturday at Evergreen High School.
The Vikings (2-2) won the first game 15-3 and finished with a 19-2 victory.
Isabelle Burnett singled and drove in a run in the opener and had two hits, including a double, in the second game for North Central (1-3). Emma Fidler added two hits, Macie Gendron doubled and drove in a run in the first game and Jazmine Hendricks had a double and RBI in the second contest.