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The Clay County Advocate - Press-Flora, IL
  • Flora Wolfgals defeated by Lady Eagles 15 - 10

  • Flora Wolfgals defeated by Lady Eagles 15 - 10
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  • Flora - The Flora Wolfgals were defeated by the Newton Lady Eagles by the score of 15 - 10 on Thursday, May 8th in a rescheduled game that had been rained out on an earlier date.
    Newton Lady Eagles jumped out to a 2 - 0 lead in the top of the first, with the Wolfgals coming back scoring one run in the bottom of the first. Each team held each other scoreless in the second, but in the third the Lady Eagles scored two runs in the top half with the Wolfgals scoring two runs of their own keeping the score close at 4 - 3 Newton.
    The fourth inning is where the Lady Eagles scored three runs and then held the Wolfgals scoreless going up 7 - 3 after four innings of play. Newton scored four runs in the fourth and the Flora Wolfgals not being outdone scored four of their own bringing it to 11 - 7 Lady Eagles.
    The Lady Eagles scored three in the sixth and one run in the seventh inning to give them a total of 15 runs. The Flora Wolfgals scored two runs in the sixth and in the seventh, trying to make a comeback, but it did not happen. The Wolfgals suffered a defeat by the score of 15 - 10.
    The winning pitcher for Newton was McCoy who threw 5.2 innings, giving up 13 hits, eight runs (six ER), struck out six and walked two batters. Taking the loss for the Wolfgals was Meg Hout throwing a complete game allowing 10 hits, 15 runs (six ER), strikingout three and walking nine batters.
    Flora Wolfgals Hitting:
Taylor Allen 2 for 4, BB, 1 R
Kenzie Jennings 3 for 5, 1 R
Meg Hout 2 for 4, 1 R, RBI
Kaylee Lusk 2 for 4, 2 R, 3 RBI
Allison Carder 2 for 4, 2 R, RBI
    With the Regionals approaching, the Wolfgals will play in the Lawrenceville Regional.
    Lawrenceville Softball Regional
    Phil Alsman Field, 1802 Cedar St., Lawrenceville
    Mon., May 19
    Game 1 at 4:30 pm: (5) Mt. Carmel at (4) Newton (map)
    Tue., May 20
    Game 2 at 4:30 pm: (1) Fairfield vs. Winner Game 1
    Game 3 at 7:00 pm: (2) Flora vs. (3) Lawrenceville
    Sat., May 24
    Game 4 at 11:00 am: Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3
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