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Heine’s double, Lindsay’s gem lift Spring-Ford past Owen J. Roberts

Spring-Ford 3, Owen J. Roberts 0 >> A pitchers duel finally gave way in the sixth inning as Julia Heine delivered a key two-run double to deep center field to lead the Rams to a victory over their Liberty Division opponent.

Heine’s double provided enough run support for pitcher Sam Lindsay, who was sensational yet again in the circle. The righty allowed only one hit while striking out five and walking one. She went toe-to-toe with Owen J. Roberts’ Brittney Dellaquila as the game remained scoreless through five innings.

Spring-Ford’s Julia Heine celebrates after crossing home via a Sam Lindsay RBI single. (Sam Stewart – Digital First Media)

But in the sixth, the Rams did damage. Maggie McConney reached on a leadoff single before Sophia Cinti reached on a bunt single. With runners on second and third, Heine belted a deep blast to the center-field fence for a two-run double before being knocked in by a Lindsay single up the middle. Lindsay worked 1-2-3 innings the next two frames to secure the win for the undefeated Rams. 

Upper Perkiomen 14, Pottstown 4 >> Morgan Lindsay and Alyssa Sullivan went 2-for-2 with two RBI as the Indians downed the Trojans via Mercy Rule in five innings.

Pottstown’s Gianna Epps finished with two RBI as the Trojans led 4-2 entering the bottom half of the second. Upper Perkiomen responded by scoring three in the bottom half of the second followed by two in the third and fourth and five in the fifth to end it.

Emily Moll got the win in the circle. She struck out seven in 3-1/3 innings of work.

Abby Wild K’s 15 in 5-inning no-no

Phoenixville 11, Upper Merion 1 >> Jess Eldridge allowed one run on four hits while striking out eight and walking one as the Phantoms won via Mercy Rule over the Vikings.

Jess Anthony went 3-for-4 at the plate with a double while Aubrey Valenteen (double) and Danielle Marosek (triple) each contributed two hits.

Boyertown 10, Norristown 0 >> Allison Melahn recorded five strikeouts and allowed only two hits as the Bears raced away with a Mercy Rule victory.

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