Lady Eagles drop twin bill to Bishop Dwenger
Columbia Cityâ€™s Caitlin Zoltek throws to first on a play against Bishop Dwenger in Saturdayâ€™s double-header. Post & Mail photo / Mark Parker
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Columbia City Lady Eagle softball team played host on Saturday to a very athletic Bishop Dwenger Lady Saints team on a day that boasted the best weather in weeks.
The Lady Eagles dropped both ends of a doubleheader, playing the first game close before falling 5-1, and cleared the bench for the second contest in a 10-0 loss.
In game one the Saints got on the scoreboard in the top of the first inning, as the second Saintsâ€™ batter, Amanda Miller was hit by Columbia City pitcher Krystin Van Houten.
Miller stole second and scored on a Columbia City throwing error following a single by Saintsâ€™ first baseman Kristina Burkhardt.
Van Houten pitched her way out of the rest of the inning, getting a ground out and a strikeout to limit the Saints to a single run.
The Lady Eagles went down in order their first three at-bats despite several hard hits that went straight at Bishop Dwenger fielders.
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