OVERVIEW – DAVENPORT
SCORES: Davenport Panthers 7, Northwood Timberwolves 5/Northwood 8, Davenport 2
RECORDS: Northwood (24-12, 16-10 GLIAC), Davenport (20-19, 16-11 GLIAC)
LOCATION: Fisher Stadium – Midland, Mich.
RECAP: Northwood softball splits with Davenport at home Friday (April 30).
GAME ONE HIGHLIGHTS
- An RBI single from Grace Dutoi drove home Maddie Coulter for the 1-0 Timberwolf lead in the bottom of the first inning.
- The Panthers plated four runs on five hits in the top of the second inning.
- DU added two more in the top of the fourth to extend their lead to 6-1.
- A Jayna Hance RBI groundout plated Delanie Grundman to cut into the Davenport lead in the bottom of the fourth.
- The Panthers scored a run in the top of the fifth to put the score at 7-2.
- Northwood put three runs on the board in the bottom of the sixth. Karlie Moore began the scoring, reaching home on a DU fielding error. A bases-loaded walk scored Jayna Hance, followed by Maddie Coulter reaching home on a wild pitch to make the score 7-5.
- The Timberwolves were unable to plate a run in the bottom of the seventh, giving the Panthers the win.
GAME ONE STATS
- Runs/Hits/Errors: Davenport 7/12/3, Northwood 5/8/0
- Runners left on base: Davenport 8, Northwood 10
- Winning Pitcher – Emma Miller (10-7): 7 IP, 8 H, 5 R (1 ER), 5 BB, 2 K
- Losing Pitcher – Hailey Leister (2-5): 1.2 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 1 BB, 2 K
TOP NU PERFORMERS
GAME TWO HIGHLIGHTS
- The Timberwolves got off to a nice start in the bottom of the first. A Grundman RBI single, combined with a Panther error, plated Julia Gross and Lauren Castellon. Moore added a sac fly to score Dutoi and take the 3-0 lead.
- Mankel put another run on the board for NU, reaching home on a passed ball in the bottom of the second. Julia Gross followed with an RBI single to score Coulter.
- Davenport added their first run of the game in the top of the sixth to put the score at 5-1.
- Northwood added the final three runs of the game in the bottom of the sixth. Coulter drove home Slick in the bottom of the sixth, followed by a two RBI double from Lauren Castellon to make the final score 8-2.
GAME TWO STATS
- Runs/Hits/Errors: Northwood 8/7/0, Davenport 2/5/3
- Runners left on base: Northwood 4, Davenport 2
- Winning Pitcher -- Shayna Frank (16-6): 7 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 11 K
- Losing Pitcher – Taylor Simon (2-4): 1 IP, 1 H, 3 R (2 ER), 2 BB, 0 K
TOP NU PERFORMERS
- Mankel: 2-3, 2 R
- Castellon: 1-3, RBI, 2 R
- Coulter: 1-3, 2 R
- Gross: 1-3, RBI, R
- Northwood will host Parkside at home Saturday (May 1). The first game is scheduled to start at Noon.