Whitko shuts out Wabash, 5-0
Whitkoâ€™s Hannah Himes keeps her eye on a pitch Wednesday against Wabash. Post & Mail photo / Nicole Ott
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitkoâ€™s softball team scored its first win in Three Rivers Conference play for the 2013 season.
The Lady Wildcats shut out visiting Wabash 5-0 Wednesday. Whitko is now 4-14 on the year and 1-4 in the TRC.
Emily Weigold went the distance for Whitko from the circle, striking out eight Apache batters and only allowing four hits.
Whitko scored twice in the second inning, once in third, and twice in the fifth in the game.
Overall, the Lady Wildcats banged out 14 hits as a team. Maddie Gawthrop and Sydney Lancaster led at the plate with three hits each and two stolen bases. Jenny Brown and Kennedy Hart both had two hits and Weigold had a double.
Next up for the Whitko girls is a Saturday home game against Heritage at 11 a.m.
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