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Adams Central outguns Lady Eagles, 16-13

May 2, 2013

Churubusco’s softball team celebrates Courtney Luttman’s two-run home run Wednesday. The Lady Eagles fell to visiting Adams Central by a score of 16-13. Post & Mail photo / Brett Myers

CHURUBUSCO — No one gave up.

Churubusco’s softball team found itself behind more than once in Wednesday’s loss to Adams Central, but several times the Lady Eagles clawed back to make the game close again.

The Lady Flyin’ Jets defeated ‘Busco by a football-like score of 16-13, and just like the gridiron, there were offensive flurries from both sides and power on display.

Offensively, the game was tight in the early going. A first inning solo shot and home run blast in the fifth helped Adams Central open up a 5-1 lead. But ‘Busco responded.

The Lady Eagles fought back and tied the game at 5 after a four-run fifth. A two-run home run by Courtney Luttman keyed the ‘Busco charge.

“These kids can’t even spell the word quit, they just keep battling and battling,” said Churubusco Softball Head Coach Wayne Gibson.

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