B-G 3, Oxford 0
OXFORD – B-G pitcher Ashley Lamont struck out just one Oxford batter as she relied on her defense to throw a four-hit shutout Thursday.
“We hit the ball at them almost every time,” said Oxford coach Tim Calice. “(Lamont) was throwing the ball in the zone, and her defense made the plays.”
Amber Bauerle had an RBI in the second for the Bobcats, and Raileigh Hall went 3-for-4.
Alyshia Crawford had two hits for Oxford, who play at Delhi Friday.
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Ashley Lamont (W) and Caiti Anderson. Jackie Heggie (L) and Julie Heggie.
G-MU 8, Worcester 1
COPES CORNERS – G-MU stopped a four-game losing streak getting a 13-strikeout performance from hurler Courtney Hillman.
Calli Hill, Lauren Hill and Katie Bakhuizen had single RBIs in the seventh, and Alicia Sebeck capped the scoring with a two-run single as the Raiders were able to expand their advantage. “Courtney pitched phenomenal tonight,” said G-MU coach Tina Cole. “They couldn’t hit her, and every game the rest of the way is critical.”
Bakhuizen had two hits and two RBI in the victory for the Raiders (7-6), who maintained their division title hopes.
Karli Pochkar had three hits for Worcester including a triple.
G-MU faces Franklin on Monday.
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Courtney Hillman (W) and Kat Card. Kim Keever (L) and Heather Fiorentino. Triples: Karli Pochkar.
Seton Catholic Central 10, Norwich 8
NORWICH – Seton Catholic Central scored three runs in the top of the seventh to complete a comeback victory on Thursday.
Vic Mariano had a leadoff single in the seventh, and back-to-back errors led to the two runs for the Saints to give them the lead. Bryan Novitske added an RBI single, and James Hranek pitched two scoreless innings of relief to earn the victory.