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 Sluggers, Crushers, Devils Take Wins in Girls Minor League Games


June 13, 2007 - Recent Knightstown Optimist Club girls minor league softball game results were reported to The Banner as follows:


The Kozy Kabin Day Spa & Salon Little Sluggers defeated the Leakey Insurance Company Angels 20-3 Saturday afternoon. Five different players cracked three hits apiece for the winners, who were in control of the game from the start.

Sidney Hastings went 3-for-3 with a triple and scored three times. MacKinsey Fowler also went 3-for-3 with three runs, while Haley Fowler had three hits, including a double.

Ryan Johnson slammed a double, while Madison Irwin collected three hits and scored three times. Marissa Newby also went 3-for-3 and hit a home run for the winners.

The Angels got a good game from Hannah Apollos, who belted a home run, double, and scored twice. Rachel Copeland also ripped a home run, while Macy Roberts slammed a double.


Tori McDonald had a tremendous game for the Knightstown Locker Diamond Crushers, getting four hits and driving in six runners in a 17-16 victory over the Coor Consulting Lightning Monday night.

McDonald went 4-for-4, scored twice and had six RBI. She slammed a home run and added a double. Allison Sanders also had four hits, plated three runs and drove home three more for the winners. Alisha Markley went 4-for-4 with three runs scored, a home run, and two RBI.

The Diamond Crushers also got terrific offensive games from Georgee Lawhorn, who went 3-for-4, crushed a triple, scored three times and drove home three runners. Sidney Vice also slapped three hits and scored three runs, while Brooke Vice had a 2-for-3 day with a home run, a double, two runs scored and two RBI.

Josie Riggs, Megan Cupp, McKinley Henderson and Mary Muncie also hit safely.

There were no individual results reported for the Lightning.


The Myra Wills Massage Therapy Blue Devils took a hard fought battle from the Knightstown Locker Diamond Crushers 14-11 Saturday morning.

MacKenzie Peggs was the winning pitcher, striking out six batters. Tori McDonald took the loss, but registered eight strikeouts herself.

MacKenzie Peggs also had a great day at the plate, going 4-for-4 with a home run and five RBI. Abbie True went 2-for-4 with three runs, while Carmen Cleek also had two hits and drove in a runner.

Robyn Clark scored two runs and had a hit, while Brianna Phillips had a hit and an RBI. Jane Ann Frazier and Allie Phillips both scored a run. Rachel Weiland, Bayley Prince and Erika Steinmetz all played well for the Blue Devils.

The Diamond Crushers had several players with multiple hits in the game, but couldn’t come up the clutch hits when runners were in scoring position. Alisha Markley and Sidney Vise both went 3-for-4. Vise drove in three runs, while Markley drove in two more.

Tori McDonald, Allison Sander, Josie Riggs, Megan Cupp and Georgee Lowhorne all had two hits. Cupp and McDonald also both drove home two runners. McKinley Henderson had a hit and an RBI, while Brook Vise went 2-for-4 with a double. Allyson Hauk also played well for the Diamond Crushers.




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