2017-05-03 / Sports

Lady Eagles go 1-2 at Cancer Tournament


Varsity softball teams from Deckerville, Ubly, Port Huron High and Port Huron Northern all posed for a photo during the 4th Annual Cancer Tournament held at Deckerville High School on Saturday. All proceeds from the event go to families with loved ones battling cancer. Varsity softball teams from Deckerville, Ubly, Port Huron High and Port Huron Northern all posed for a photo during the 4th Annual Cancer Tournament held at Deckerville High School on Saturday. All proceeds from the event go to families with loved ones battling cancer. DECKERVILLE – In the annual, successful softball tournament to raise money for cancer victims, the host Deckerville Eagles finished the day with a 1-2 record.

The Lady Eagles opened with a, 11-6, victory over Port Huron Northern. A four-run, third inning broke a 5-5 tie and led to the win.

Jayton Arnold (2 RBI) and Emma Morningstar led at the plate with three singles each. Madisyn Guza had two hits and two RBI, Haleigh Foote added two singles and Katelyn Vogel drove in two runs. Lindsey Shutz was the winning pitcher.

In the next game, Ubly topped Deckerville, 12-6.

Arnold, again paced the offense with a double and three RBI, Claudia Harter delivered two base hits and an RBI while Shutz (RBI) and Haleigh Foote both had a double.

In their third and final game, the Lady Eagles lost to Port Huron, 7-3. The Big Reds rallied in the final inning, scoring six runs.

Pacing the attack this time for Deckerville was Morningstar with two doubles, Guza with two singles (2 RBI) and Harter with a triple. Shutz took the loss after pitching five strong innings.

Port Huron Northern and Ubly, both 2-1 in the round-robin, advanced to the title game. Northern came out on top, 4-1.

Deckerville 18-24, CPS 1-8: In NCTL play on Thursday, the Lady Eagles easily swept the Tigers.

The Deckerville batting arsenal, for the day, was led by: Guza with four singles, a triple and 5 RBI; Morningstar with two doubles, two singles, 3 RBI; Kaylyn Shutz and Foote each with two singles, a double and six RBI. Harter, in the second game, ripped a double and two singles and collected four RBI. Lindsey Shutz was the winning pitcher in both contests.

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