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Lady Eagles drop twin bill to Bishop Dwenger

April 29, 2013

Columbia City’s Caitlin Zoltek throws to first on a play against Bishop Dwenger in Saturday’s double-header. Post & Mail photo / Mark Parker

COLUMBIA CITY — 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 Saints’ 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 Saints’ 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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