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WHS softball blows past Muckers

Sophomore Abby Kingman went 3 for 4 with four RBI and four runs scored to lead the Whittell softball team to a 34-12 nonleague victory over 1A Virginia City Tuesday in Virginia City. The game was called after the fifth inning because of the 10-run mercy rule.

Kingman hit two doubles and also pitched the first three innings in recording the win on the mound. Austyn Harrington went 4 for 6 with four runs scored and two RBI, while Manuela Keller went 3 for 3 with five runs scored and three RBI for the Warriors (5-9).

Courtney Fields recorded two RBI and Justina Prtizker scored four runs and went 3 for 3 at the plate for Whittell, which won its third straight game. The Warriors have outscored their last three opponents 67-25.

Whittell, which was already qualified for the Northern 2A Regional Tournament, plays at Truckee today at 3:30 p.m. The Warriors finish the regular season on Friday with a Northern 2A doubleheader at Lovelock.

V.C. baseball tops Whittell

The Whittell baseball team committed nine errors and didn’t get much help offensively as Virginia City posted a 14-4 nonleague win over the Warriors on Tuesday in Dayton.

The game was tied at 4 going into the bottom of the third inning before the Muckers scored seven runs in the third to go up 11-4. Whittell made four errors in the inning. Jeff Young went 3 for 3 to lead the Warriors offensively.

Whittell (9-11) plays a nonleague game at Truckee today at 3:30 p.m. before finishing the regular season with a Northern 2A doubleheader at Lovelock on Friday.

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