New Prairie JV wins over Griffith 8-0 taking their record to 3-0.
Winning pitcher: Adriana Bibian
Losing pitcher: P. Kinder
New Prairie pitcher Adraian Bibian takes her second win on the season pitching 7 shutout innings. She gave up 0 runs with 8 hit, with 1 walk, 2 hit batters, and 3 k’s.
Griffith pitcher P. Kinder was given the loss to the Cougars giving up 8 runs on 14 hits, 2 walks despite striking out 10 cougar batters.
The game today was a pitcher’s battle. Scoreless in the 3rd until Ellie Micheals (NP) drilled a triple to the right center gap. Morgan Mclain drove Micheals in for the first run of the game. In the 6th Micheals led the inning off with a walk. Lexi Harmon drove Micheals in with a double to right center.
Bibian and the Cougars defense still holding Griffith scoreless thru 6.
In the top of the 7th the Cougars bats came alive putting together 7 hits and batting thru the lineup scoring another 6 runs.
In the bottom of the 7th the Panters put together two consecutive hits with one out hoping to turn it into a big inning. Mulloy (G) drilled a line drive with two on right at NP third baseman Rachel Deutcher who made a great catch and turning a double play to end the game catching a panther base runner off too far.
Cougars win at Griffith 8-0
New Prairie JV softball next game is Monday April 8th against South Bend St. Joe @ New Prairie. First pitch is at 4 pm.