Girls Varsity Softball
Game Summaries & Headlines.
April 30, 2021 - The host Columbus North Bull Dogs didn’t waste much time jumping on the Cougars of Bloomington North on the way to a 15-0, five-inning victory at Southside Elementary fields. The Dogs put four runs on the board in the bottom of the first inning and then jumped on the Cougars for 11 runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to close out a conference victory and run their record to 10-4.
Sophomore right-hander Maddi Rutan pitched all five innings, giving up only two hits, two walks, and striking out eight in the shutout victory. Seven different Bull Dogs tallied hits and nine different players scored runs for Columbus North. Freshman Kelsey Lovelace was 1-for-3 from the plate and batted in three runs. Sophomore Josie Lemmons was 2-for-3 and scored three runs. Rutan went 2-for-3 and had a walk. Junior Alexia Heafner also collected a couple of hits and scored two runs, going 2-for-3 from the plate.
Columbus North will be on the diamond again Saturday morning (May 1) when they travel to Silver Creek at 1:00 pm.