Written by Ozaukee Press
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 15:57
A late comeback lifted the Port Washington softball team to a 10-6, eight-inning win over host Cedarburg in a North Shore Conference game Monday.
Port trailed most of the contest and faced deficits of 3-0 and 6-2 before rallying with a pair of big innings.
After the Pirates scored four runs in the sixth to pull even at 6-6, the game moved into extra innings. They then pulled away with a four-run eighth.
Ali Bichler pitched a complete game for the win. She allowed nine hits, struck out nine batters and walked none.
Offensively, Port was led by Sam Wagner, who went 3-for-4 with an RBI.
Erin Livingston took the loss for Cedarburg despite going the distance. She struck out five and walked three.
Each team committed five errors.
The win improved the Pirates to 2-0 in conference play and 2-1 overall.
In another NSC game Monday, Grafton scored a 3-2 road win over Germantown.
The Black Hawks scored two runs in the second inning and another in the third to build a 3-0 lead and hung on the rest of the way.
Germantown scored runs in the third and fourth.
Aly Bartel outdueled Hannah Klebsadel for the victory. Each pitcher allowed only three hits.
Bartel struck out five and walked three. Klebsadel fanned 13 and walked six.
Grafton improved to 3-0 overall and 2-0 in league play.