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Lady Pirates lose first game, 9-5

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Galva-Holstein's Victoria Andresen keeps her eyes on the ball on this swing during recent softball action in Galva. The Lady Pirates are 2-1 so far this season. Photo by Reta Todd
GALVA - The Galva-Holstein Lady Pirates' softball team lost their first game of the year here on May 21 as they fell to Schaller-Crestland, 9-5.

G-H Coach Scott Phelps said the team "played well at times and not so well at other times," and was disappointed with the team's inconsistency.

"Our defense let us down, and we had one bad inning that really hurt us," said the coach. "We will regroup and move on as we travel to Lawton-Bronson Friday night (tonight)."

Jaime Christensen pitched well for the Lady Pirates, pitching seven innings, giving up six hits and two earned runs, while walking three and striking out seven.

GH shortstop Lindsey Joslin fires the ball to first for an out. Photo by Reta Todd
At the plate, Brea Slaybaugh and Michaela Else each had two hits and 1 run batted in, with one of Slaybaugh's hits being a two-bagger. Heather Joslin also had a double and Lindsey Joslin a triple for the Lady Pirates.

The loss dropped Galva-Holstein's record to 2-1.

GH first baseman Heather Joslin holds the ball up for the out after a poor throw to first and a great grab by the converted outfielder. Photo by Reta Todd

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