Truckee softball | Lowry shows offensive prowess at Wolverines
Northern Division I-A standings
Team League Overall
Fernley 15-1 17-4
Fallon 15-2 15-6
Lowry 15-3 18-4
Elko 10-9 14-12
Sparks 9-9 9-9
Spring Creek 8-9 10-13
South Tahoe 4-13 4-13
Truckee 2-14 2-16-1
Dayton 0-17 0-17
Truckee is scheduled to host Sparks in a makeup game Tuesday at 3 p.m. and will play a three-game league series at Dayton on Friday and Saturday.
The Truckee softball team ran into a tough opponent with Lowry in town this past weekend, as the Buckaroos swept the series 28-0, 22-3 and 15-4.
Lowry senior pitcher Alyssa Dendary threw a four-hit shutout in the opening game Friday, limiting the Wolverines to a single apiece by Adela Ortiz, Tori Simpson, Taylor Stevens and Katie Fisher.
Dendary, who also hit a home run, improved her record to 12-4 on the season.
Truckee (2-14 league) had six hits in Game 1 of Saturday’s doubleheader, with Ortiz going 2-for-2 and Ellie Simpson, Sylvia Soto, Stevens and Fisher each contributing a hit. Stevens’ hit was a double, and Fisher and Anna Hudson each had one RBI.
Freshman Alyssa Kuskie pitched all five innings for Lowry (15-3).
In the series finale, Truckee scored three runs in the bottom of the first to pull within a run, at 4-3, but the Buckaroos broke the game open with a seven-run third inning and a four-run fourth.
The Wolverines had eight hits, with Ortiz and Stevens going 2-for-2, and Soto going 2-for-3. Tori Simpson and Belin Abundiz had a hit apiece, while Ellis Simpson and Tori Simpson each had an RBI.
Truckee is now 2-14 in league play and Lowry
Nineteen games into the season, and with eight remaining, Fisher leads the Wolverines with a .439 batting average with 10 RBIs and 23 stolen bases. Stevens is hitting .431 with four home runs and 13 RBIs, Danielle Jackson is hitting .424 and Soto .412.
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