NRHEG blanks L/P 5-0

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 19, 2006

AUSTIN &045;&160;The NRHEG softball team picked up another impressive win downing Lyle/Pacelli 5-0, Monday.

Molly Hacker pitched seven strong innings giving up five hits, struck out five and walked two.

The Panther defense played well behind its pitcher holding the L/P offense scoreless.

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&8220;This was the best defensive game that we have played all year,&8221; said NRHEG Grant Berg.

&8220;We made the routine plays by doing that we stayed away from the big inning.&8221;

NRHEG held a slim 1-0 lead heading into the fourth inning, but the Panthers were able to tack on three runs.

Gina Quiram drove in two of the runs with a double.

Quiram finished the game with a hit, two stolen bases and two runs scored.

Brittany Hansen and Jasmine Brouwers also drove in runs for the team.

The Panthers improved to 4-1 on the season with the win as they prepare to host JWP Thursday.