Chadron Claims 7th At North Platte Invite

Photo Courtesy: Jill Paopao

The Chadron High softball team had it’s 4-game winning streak snapped at the North Platte Tournament on Saturday but recovered to finish in 7th place.

Chadron briefly grabbed a 1-0 advantage in the top of the 2nd inning in their opener against North Platte, but the Bulldogs responded with 5 runs of their own in the bottom of the inning and never gave up the lead, winning 12-4.

Kennedy Stack blasted a home run and had a pair of Chadron RBI’s in the loss.

The Lady Cardinals stubbed their toe late in a consolation semifinal loss to Gering. Chadron led 6-5 heading in to the bottom of the 4th inning before Gering exploded for 8 runs in the bottom of the inning.

Stack, Kristin Rasmussen, and Ella O’Brien each had a pair of RBI’s.

Chadron beat Alliance for the 4th time this season, 9-4, to earn their 7th place finish.

Maci Rutledge pitched a complete game, striking out 4 while giving up 5 hits and 4 runs. Rutledge also drove in a pair of runs and Allie Watson scattered a pair of hits.

The Cards will host Gering in their final home game of the season on Tuesday.

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