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Yeagertown takes opener against Lewistown in MC Softball Super Series tournament

Saturday morning the MIfflin County Softball League helps it’s annual Super Series weekend tournament.

In the opening game of play, Lewistown met up with Yeagertown to get the tournament underway.

It would be a game where the game was closer than the score said, Yeagertown game out the victors of a 12-7 victory.

Leading the way offensively was Piper Specht who went 3-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored.

Teammates Emily Shirey, Mya Felmlee and Nola Demaree all finished with two hits each.

Jocelyn Hays, Jocelyn Sunderland and Davi finished with one hit apiece for the winners.

Lewistown was led by Adriyanna Hutchison as she went 2-for-3 with 3RBIs.

Others picking up hits on the day were Grace Rider, Chelsea Anewalt, Marlie Basom and Alexis Treaster.

In the first inning, Yeagertown went right to work, plating three in its first at-bats.

Lead off hitter Maddy Hays led off with a walk. She was followed on base by Lily Wise and Addy Crisswell all walked to load the bases.

Hays bounced into a fielder’s choice which allowed Hays to score.

DeMaree smacked an RBI back up the middle, scoring Wise and upping the contest to a 2-0 advantage for Yeagertown.

Specht ended the Yeagertown scoring with an RBI single to left.

Lewistown cut the lead to 3-1 as the captured a run in the bottom of the inning.

With two outs, Anewalt walked and later scored on three straight stolen bases, making it 3-1.

In the top of the second, Lewistown’s defense was able to hold Yeagertown scoreless and took the momentum into the bottom of the inning.

Basom smacked a single back the middle and then scored on an RBI single by Treaster.

But Yeagertown got its bats going in the third on three consecutive singles by Demaree, Specht and Shirey.

When the dust settled the visitors added four more runs to its lead, extending the contest to a 7-2 advantage.

Grace Rider and Anewalt both scored in the bottom of the inning, cutting back into the Yeagertown lead at 7-4.

Yeagertown added more insurance runs in the fourth, posting a 5- run inning, making it 12-4.

But Lewistown refused to go down without a fight as they managed to plate three runs in its last at bats but it wasn’t quite enough to make the comeback.

The final was a 12-7 contest in the end.

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