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River Valley girls fall to Wildcats

Monday, June 9, 2008

River Valley's Alissa Slota showed perfect batting form while timing this pitch and knocking it over the fence for a home run in recent softball action in Correctionville. Photo by Reta Todd
CORRECTIONVILLE - River Valley's girls played it tough to the end, only to lose a narrow 8-7 decision to Schaller-Crestland in non-conference softball action here last week.

Jody Peterson took the pitching loss for the host Wolverines, allowing eight runs on eight hits and two walks, with four strikeouts.

Jessica Fundermann, Kelsey Wright, and Peterson each had two hits in the game, while Alissa Slota, Shelby Chester, and Trisha Todd also stroked hits.

"Little things cost us a win," said River Valley coach Erika Slota. "The girls didn't give up and were not ready to lose. It was a close one in the bottom of the seventh inning, they wanted it, but came up just a bit short."

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