Milan, Brookfield Softball Win Weekend Tournaments

Date 2013/9/3 12:00:00 | Topic: Sports

Less than 48 hours after a disappointing start to their season, the Milan Lady Wildcats won the Putnam County Tournament on Saturday.

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The tournament featured a combination of varsity and JV teams from throughout northeast Missouri. Milan beat Newtown-Harris 11-3, the Kirksville JV 5-4, and Green City 11-1 (in the championship game).

Over three games of work, Milan freshman pitcher Kenna Michael gave up just a total of 11 hits. The Lady 'Cats offense racked up 34 hits over the three games. Head Coach Nathan Dodson called Saturday "a great opportunity for a couple of my starters to gain confidence in key positions".

Milan will host Marceline on TUESDAY night at 5 o'clock at Legion Field.

The defending Class 2 state runner-up Lady Dogs from Brookfield High School won the Monroe City Tournament, rolling through three opponents. Brookfield, in the quarterfinals, walloped Marshall by a final score of 11-2. In the semifinals, the Lady 'Dogs disposed of Clark County 10-4, before shutting out Knox County in the title game by a score of 5-0.



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