After rescheduling games for the Braves Bash, the Northview Knights faced Franklin Central at 11:00 am today for a 5-2 loss, and then Hamilton Southeastern at 1:00 pm for an 11-8 win.
Franklin Central: loss 5-2
The Northview Knights fought hard and made no physical defensive errors; however, fell short to 18th-ranked 4A Franklin Central. The Knights had 6 hits in the game: M. Richey 1-3 with a homerun and solo RBI; E. Jackman 2-3; E. Carter 1-3 with her first high school homerun and solo RBI; H. Ellis 1-2; and M. Sparks 1-2.
H. Ellis took the loss for the Knights.
Hamilton Southeastern: win 11-8
Following the loss to Franklin Central, Northview made a comeback and beat 5th-ranked 4A Hamilton Southeastern 11-8. The Knights had a season high 20 hits in the game, including homeruns by M. Richey and B. Timberman.
M. Sparks 3-4 with 1 RBI and 2 runs scored; J. Brown 2-4 with a double, 2 RBIs, and 1 run scored; M. Richey 4-5 with a double and homerun, 3 RBIs, and 2 runs scored; E. Jackman 2-3 with a stolen base and 3 runs scored; H. Ellis 3-4 with a double, 1 RBI, and 1 run scored; B. Timberman 2-3 with a homerun and 4 RBIs, and 1 run scored; E. Carter 1-4; O. Notter 1-4; M. Pell 2-4; and A. Thompson with 1 run scored.
E. Jackman took the win for the Knights.
Northview softball is back in action on Monday, April 9th at Bloomington South. Our current record is 3-1.