Lady Eagles pummel Fremont, 14-1

CHURUBUSCO — In Tuesday evening’s Northeast Corner Conference battle of Lady Eagle softball teams, the host Churubusco Lady Eagles used a big nine-run fourth inning to hand the visiting Fremont Lady Eagles a 14-1 loss.The hosts gave up only a single and a walk in the first three innings to the visitors, as Churubusco pitcher Courtney Luttman enticed five fly-outs in the first three stanzas to go along with infield ground outs. The host Lady Eagles got on the board in the bottom of the first inning when lead-off batter Kasey Gibson reached on a Fremont error, stole second and third then scored to give Churubusco a 1-0 lead at the end of the first inning.In the second inning, the host Lady Eagles bumped the lead up to 4-0 after shortstop Lacey Pulley drew a walk and scored when Luttman doubled. Cassidy Perlich reached on a Fremont error, stole second and then scored on a single by Gibson. Gibson stole second, went to third on a Fremont wild pitch and scored on a single by catcher Chandler Blake, giving Churubusco a 4-0 lead after two innings.To read the rest of this story, see the May 1 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.