By Rich Palzewic
ASHWAUBENON – In what’s changing into a well-known situation, Mother Nature had different concepts as an alternative of letting two native groups full their softball game.
With lightning and rain in the area, the Fox River Classic Conference contest between Ashwaubenon and Pulaski April 12 at Pioneer Park was suspended in the highest of the seventh inning with the Red Raiders main 1-0 with a runner on third and no one out.
The the rest of the game can be made up May 10 when the Jaguars head to Pulaski as a part of the groups’ regularly-scheduled game that day.
Scoreless for the primary six innings, the Red Raiders broke via in the seventh when Morgan Vertz led off with a single, superior to second on a sacrifice bunt and a throwing error and scored on one other throwing error.
When lightning was noticed, Pulaski’s Meghan Molthen was at third.
The umpires suspended the game at 5:55 p.m. and stated if no extra lightning was noticed, the game might resume at 6:25.
Shortly thereafter, the game was suspended when heavy rain started to fall.
Through six innings, the hard-throwing Vertz, a sophomore, had 10 strikeouts and had given up 2 hits.
The Jaguars’ finest likelihood to attain was in the second inning when Liz Cleveland reached on an error and Sophia Zabel walked, however Vertz then struck out three consecutive batters to finish the inning.
Ashwaubenon additionally had a runner on third with two outs in the fifth inning, however again, Vertz ended the inning with a strikeout.
Cleveland and Nyia Marohl had the one hits for the Jaguars.
Olivia Zabel began on the mound for Ashwaubenon, permitting two hits in her three innings of labor.
Freshman Berritt Herr took over in the fourth and shut down the Red Raiders till the seventh.
Herr struck out seven in three-plus innings of labor, permitting two hits.
In addition to Vertz’s base knock in the seventh, Gabrielle DeCleene, Brynn Egnarski and Molthen had the opposite hits for Pulaski.
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