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Cape softball beats Smyrna 9-4 behind Duffy three-hit performance

May 02, 2013
Photo by: Dan Cook Cape's Tiara Duffy slides safely into home in the Lady Vikings' 9-4 win over the Eagles.

The Cape softball team won its second game in a row May 1 at Smyrna, beating the Eagles 9-4. The Vikings improve to 4-5 on the season and were scheduled to play at 8-1 Polytech May 2 before hosting 5-4 Red Lion Friday, May 3.

Cape led the Eagles 6-2 after two innings and stayed in front while collecting 10 hits as Riley Shields pitched the first four innings with Hailey Passwaters coming on for three innings of scoreless relief.

Tiara Duffy was 3 for 3 in the game with a pair of RBIs and 3 runs scored. Duffy and Alexis Burger each hit a double.

Taylor John had 2 hits and 3 RBIs for the Eagles, who fell to 3-8 on the season.

 

Cape senior Emily Baptiste slugs a single in the Vikings' win over the Eagles. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape's Alexis Burger watches as her sacrifice fly goes deep into the outfield. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Freshman starting pitcher Riley Shields delivers to the plate. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape junior Katie Kolobielski slugs a hit into the outfield. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape's Marlee McGinness gets the ball in quickly to the infield. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape freshman outfielder Kira Vitella runs to first. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape catcher Sydney Ostroski grabs a high fastball from pitcher Riley Shields. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape's Tiara Duffy collides with the Smyrna shortstop and is called safe. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
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