Eagles’ softball, baseball teams undefeated


By Chad Clinger - cclinger@civitasmedia.com



Softball

Lady Eagles record second straight one-hitter

NORTH ROBINSON — On Monday evening, the Colonel Crawford Lady Eagles played in their second game of the season, this time against the Plymouth Lady Vikings.

For the second straight game, Sydney Studer pitched a gem, earning the win while allowing just one hit, walking one batter and striking out 13. Studer has been the winning pitcher for head coach Chuck Huggins thus far. Studer also had two hits at the plate on Monday.

Alexus Burkhart stayed hot at the plate and recorded another multi-hit (2) game, with one of those knocks being a triple. Stefanie Huggins also hit successfully twice. Kerri Reynolds (double) and Danielle Horsley (double) had the other extra base hits for the Lady Eagles in the win.

Crawford, staying busy to start the season, will travel to South Central on Tue. March 28 and will open the Northern-10 Athletic Conference season, at home, on Wed. March 29 against the Carey Lady Blue Devils.

Crawford shuts out Willard in season opener

NORTH ROBINSON — While the boys baseball team from Colonel Crawford was busy hosting a double header, the Lady Eagles were doing big things on the softball diamond.

Colonel Crawford played just one game on Saturday, March 25 to open the season, but won in emphatic fashion, 10-0 over the Willard Lady Crimson Flashes. The game was called after just five innings as Crawford started scoring early and never let up.

The pitching was also a main component in the victory, as Sydney Studer dominated the day. Studer pitched all five innings, allowing just one hit, walking two batters and striking out nine. Studer also picked up three hits at the plate, including a double.

Alexus Burkhart also recorded a three hit day and Abbi Teglovic had two, including a double. Abbi Bradshaw picked up the final extra-base hit for the Lady Eagles, earning a triple.

For the game, Willard had a single hit while committing four errors on defense. Colonel Crawford put up a 12-spot in the hits category and committed two errors.

Baseball

Eagles open with two wins over Willard

NORTH ROBINSON — The Colonel Crawford Eagles baseball squad opened their season March 25 with a home doubleheader against the Willard Crimson Flashes.

By day’s end, the Eagles were 2-0 after defeating the Flashes 3-1 in game one and 11-1 in game two.

Ethan Studer would pick up the win on the mound for Crawford in the morning portion of the Saturday double header. Studer pitched the entire seven innings, allowing five hits, an earned run and walking four while recording 10 strikeouts. Studer also went 1 for 3 from the plate with a double.

Cameron Spangler had a successful opener for the Eagles, going 3 for 3 at the plate, including a triple. Gavin Feichtner was 2 for 3 and Nick Gremling, Cameron Smith and Noah Thoman all recorded a hit apiece for the home team.

In game two, the offense for Colonel Crawford stood out, despite recording just six hits.

Blake Treisch was the only Eagles player with multiple hits, going 2 for 3 with a triple and a run batted in. Jake Johnson had the only other extra base hit as he went one for two with a double and an RBI. Feichtner went 1 for three from the plate with 2 RBI. Spangler finished one for three with an RBI and Studer was one for two.

Thoman recorded the shortened game victory, throwing five innings while allowing just two hits, an earned run, walking two batters and striking out four.

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By Chad Clinger

cclinger@civitasmedia.com

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