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Tournament champs

May 18, 2011

The Clarkston Girls Varsity Softball team celebrates their tournament win. Photo provided
Lady Hitters headed to mid-Michigan to win the Alma Tournament, May 7.

The girls started out with a win against tournament host, Alma, 13-4 in five innings.

Shauna Siwicki hit a home run and had three RBIs for the first game. Teammates Sydney Hasselbach and Sarah Altene hit a double for the game and had one RBI each.

They mercied Berkley in the next game, 9-0. They opened the game with six runs and had a double from batters Liz Zezula, Megan Hastings, Rachel Pytel and Hasselbach.

Next came New Lothrop, which only scored one run on Clarkston. The Lady Wolves finished the game in the fifth inning with seven runs, putting the score 11-1.

Zezula had three RBIs, hit a double and stole two bases in the win. Altene and Hasselbach also hit a double.

During their final game they beat Breckenridge, 5-2, after scoring a pair of runs in the first and fifth inning.

Altene hit a double and Siwicki had two RBIs.

Hastings and Sam Hoeksema were winning pitchers, each with two games.

The varsity softball team is: freshmen, Rachel Alli, Hoeksema; sophomores, Alyssa Armstrong, Brenna Cooper, Hasselbach; juniors, Hastings, Tara Perry, Rachel Pytel, Shauna Siwicki; seniors, Altene, Allie Reeves and Zezula.