North Tahoe softball | Lakers fall to No. 1 seed |

North Tahoe softball | Lakers fall to No. 1 seed

Competing with only nine players, the North Tahoe softball team ended its season with a couple of losses, 13-0 and 10-0, in a best-of-three playoff series at top-seeded Yerington this past Thursday.

Yerington starter Katie Nicholas threw a no-hitter in the first contest, which ended after five innings on the 10-run rule. She had nine strikeouts and no walks while setting the Lakers down in order every inning.

Brooke Menesini led the Lions at the plate with two hits and three RBIs. Yerington had 13 hits total.

In the second game, Nicholas started and threw the first two innings before being relieved by Angela Sciarani. The two combined to allow only one hit and#8212; off the bat of Kylie Henderson and#8212; and two walks while striking out 13.

The eighth-seeded Lakers limited the Lions to just six hits in the game, and none for extra bases. Yerington scored its 10th run in the bottom of the sixth inning to end the game.

and#8220;We only had nine girls for both games and they played hard and gave it their best effort,and#8221; said North Tahoe head coach Eric Owens.

The Lakers posted a final record of 5-17 overall. Yerington, which advance to the Northern 2A Regional Tournament, improved to 22-3-1 overall.

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