Falcons drop EWC doubleheader

by Steve Ottman Falls News Correspondent

The Two Rivers Purple Raiders swept the Sheboygan Falls Falcons 17-5 and 15-5 in an Eastern Wisconsin Conference softball doubleheader Tuesday, May 4.

Falls lost its fifth straight game to drop to 1-9 in the Eastern Wisconsin Conference (3-9 overall).

In the first game of the doubleheader, the Falcons led 4-3 after two innings, only to give up four runs in the following inning.

The Raiders pounded out 16 hits, including three doubles, on the way to their first two EWC wins of the season. Bobbi Meier was the winning pitcher for Kiel, which improved to 2-8 in the EWC.

Falcons junior Elizabeth Barthels took the loss, striking out nine batters. Sophomore Theresa Lorenz led Falls, going 2-for-4 with a double, one run scored and one run batted in.

Senior Allie Salm went 2-for-4, with an RBI, while junior Sami Koepsel was 2-for-3, with two runs scored.

In the nightcap, Two Rivers took advantage of six walks in the first two innings to take an 11-1 lead. The Raiders had 11 hits, with four doubles.

In the fifth inning, Falcons sophomore Hayley Fenner hit her first career home run over the newly installed fence at Zell Field, as she batted 2-for-3. Freshman pitcher Mollie Leffin took the loss for Falls.

SOFTBALL
TWO RIVERS 17
SHEBOYGAN 5
FALLS


Two Rivers……….…214 145 - 17 16 2
Sheboygan Falls….130 100 - 5 11 3
Bobbi Meier and Kendra Posek. Elizabeth Barthels and Brittany Konop. W-Meier. L-Barthels 2-8. 2Bs-Two Rivers,
Brittany Feest, Barley Poyette, Hannah Buth. Sheboygan Falls, Theresa Lorenz.
TWO RIVERS 15
SHEBOYGAN 5
FALLS


Second game
Sheboygan Falls…..103 100 – 5 8 1
Two Rivers………..…471 003 – 15 11 3
Jessica Hrdina and Kendra Posek. Mollie Leffin (2), Elizabeth Barthels and Brittany Konop. W-Hrdina. L-Leffin 1-1.
2_B_s_-T_w_o_ R_iv_e_rs_, _A_m_y _M_o_hr_, B_a_r_le_y _P_oyette, Hrdina, Bobbi Meier. HR-Sheboygan Falls, Hayley Fenner (1).


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