Log In or Register
HomeLocal NewsState NewsSportsOpinionObituariesAgriculture
Quick Links
  Home
  My Bulletin
  Contact The Bulletin

Marketplace
  Display Ads
  Classifieds
  Dir. of Advertisers

Opinion

Councilman Lee: Help stop closure of downtown post office

Mail: 'Oops, not true'

More opinion

Ag News

Bull Buyer's clinic rescheduled

Bull Buyer's clinic cancelled

More Ag News

NorthPlatte Weather


Email Article | Print Article
Sports - Local Sports
 
Softball: Lady Dawgs 1-2 in LincolnTell North Platte what you think
 
Photo by Kelly Wiseman
starting senior captains (L-R): Hannah Hays, Mikenzi Wiseman, Marissa Ramos, Jenny Keck, Kaite Franzen, Christina Yoshida and Rachel Kosmacek.

The North Platte High softball team competed in the Lincoln Public Schools Classic tournament on Saturday. Despite going 1-2 on the day, North Platte showed that they are capable of playing high-caliber softball.

NebraskaLand National BankYou've got a
facebook Request!
CLICK HERE!

In the first game, North Platte faced the Fremont Tigers and jumped out to a 9-1 lead in the first inning. North Platte never looked back on the way to an 11-2 victory.

North Platte was led at the plate by Rachel Kosmacek, who went 2 for 3, Kaite Franzen (2-4) and Hanna Hays (2-4.)

Franzen got the win on the mound for the Lady Dawgs.

In the second game, North Platte faced the Class A No. 6 ranked Lincoln Southwest Silverhawks. 

The game was scoreless until the third inning when North Platte Catcher Mikenzi Wiseman stepped to the plate with Hays on base. Wiseman hit a line-drive double to the left-field fence. Hays scored from second and the Lady Dawgs had a 1-0 lead.

Southwest scored two runs in the bottom of the third inning to go up, 2-1.

North Platte scored two more runs in the sixth. Willow Chitty scored on a Kosmacek single and courtesy runner Abby Jones scored on a fielder's choice, putting North Platte back on top 3-2.

Southwest tied the game on a solo home-run in the bottom of the sixth and the game went into extra innings.  

The game would be decided by an international tie-breaker.

North Platte failed to plate their runner in the tie-breaker, giving Southwest a chance to win the game in the bottom of the eighth.

Southwest started with their runner at second and their lead off hitter at the plate. The Southwest batter hit a grounder to third baseman Kylie Engleman whose throw to third-base sailed high and wide, rolling to left-field and allowing the runner to score and give Southwest the win.

Chitty led North Platte’s offense, going 2-4 at the plate. Wiseman was 1-3 with an RBI, and Kosmacek was 1-4 with an RBI. 

In the final game of the day North Platte faced the 2012 Class B State champion, Lincoln Pius X Thunderbolts.  

Pius X jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning, scoring two runs on consecutive errors by North Platte third-baseman Engleman. North Platte would drop the contest 7-1. 

North Platte was led by Franzen who went 4-4, Hays 2-4 and Abby Jones 1-2. Marissa Ramos took the loss for the Lady Dawgs.

North Platte (3-3) will be in action in a double-header Tuesday, Sept. 2 in Lexington, Then on Thursday, Sept. 4, the Lady Dawgs head to Kearney (vs Lincoln East and Hastings), and on Saturday, Sept. 6 they play in McCook at the McCook Invitational.

  


Like this story to send to your facebook

The North Platte Bulletin - Published 9/1/2014
Copyright © 2014 northplattebulletin.com - All rights reserved.
Flatrock Publishing, Inc. - 1300 E 4th St., Suite F - North Platte, NE 69101
 
Show me Talk Back during this visit
 
 

Copyright © 2003 - 2014 northplattebulletin.com
All rights reserved.

Flatrock Publishing, Inc.
1300 E 4th St., Suite F
North Platte, NE 69101

 
Your Ip Address - 54.82.89.114
North Platte, Nebraska