Dragons Improve to .500; Sweep Flushing

Swartz Creek 7  Flushing 3

Flushing took advantage of a couple errors by the Dragons and a double to score 2 runs in the top of the 1st.  Ella Sinclair walked to begin the bottom of the 1st for the Dragons.  She advanced to 2nd on a passed ball.  With 1 out she moved to 3rd on a sacrifice fly by Kylee Pierce and then scored on wild pitch before the inning ended with Flushing ahead 2-1.


With 2 outsin the top of the 2nd a Flushing batter reached base on an error, but she was caught stealing for the 3rd out on a throw from Pierce to Sinclair.  Danielle Heron led off the bottom half of the inning with a single.  Lauren Pletscher belted a line drive to right field, but it was caught for the 1st out.  Ashley Dusseau walked to put runners on 1st and 2nd.  Kara Manier walked to load the bases.  But, two strikeouts later they were all stranded.


Flushing tacked on another run in the 3rd with 3 hits and a fielder's choice to extend their lead to 3-1.  Lauren Black led off the 3rd with a double and advanced to 3rd on a passed ball.  Pierce was hit by a pitch, then stole 2nd.  A ground out by Natalie Oldrham scored Black, while keeping Pierce at 2nd.  Pierce advanced to 3rd on a wild pitch.  Heron singled again to score Pierce.  Pletscher ripped a line drive, but the pitcher caught the ball and doubled up Heron at 1st to end the inning with the game tied.  


Flushing got a lead off double to start the 4th.  A bloop single kept the runner on 2nd.  Another single loaded the bases.  The next batter hit a low line drive back to the pitcher, Madisen Henry, who caught the ball and threw it to 1st for a double play that left runners on 2nd and 3rd with 2 outs.  A fly out to right field ended Flushing's scoring threat.  Ashley Dusseau walked to begin the bottom of the 4th.  With 1 out Allison Dusseau singled moving her sister to 2nd, but the would be stranded.


Flushing and Creek went down in order in the the 5th.  Flushing was set down 1-2-3 again in the 6th.  The Dragons rallied in the bottom of the inning scoring 4 times.  Ashley Dusseau walked with 1 down.  Manier doubled moving Dusseau to 3rd.  Hailey Dupuis came into pinch run for Manier.  A walk to Allison Dusseau loaded the bases.  A single by Sinlcair scored Ashley Dusseau, while Dupuis was thrown out at 3rd with Allison Dusseau moving to 2nd.  With 2 outs Black singled to score Allison Dusseau and moved Sinclair to 3rd.  Sinclair scored on a passed ball.  A double by Kylee Pierce scored Black before the inning ended with Creek up 7-3.


Flushing went down in order in the top of the 7th to give the Dragons a victory.


For the Dragons Ella Sinclair had a hit, RBI, scored twice with a walk.  Lauren Black had 2 hits including a double, RBI and scored twice.  Kylee Pierce had a double, walk, was hit by a pitch, RBI and scored.  Danielle Heron had 2 hits and an RBI.  Ashley Dusseau had 3 walks and scored.  Kara Manier had a double and walk.  Allison Dusseauh had a hit, walk and scored. Natalie Oldrham had an RBI.  Madisen Henry pitched scattering 8 hits and allowing only 1 earned run with a couple strikeouts.


Swartz Creek 10  Flushing 0

The nightcap was all Swartz Creek beating Flushing in 5 innings by the run rule.  Phoebe Cross pitched for Creek allowing just 1 hit with 4 strikeouts.  The Dragons offense was led by Kylee Pierce who had 3 hits including a triple with an RBI and scored 3 runs.  Natalie Oldrham had 2 hits, 3 RBIs, scored twice and walked.  Lauren Black had 2 hits, RBI, walk and scored 3 runs.  Lauren Pletscher had a double.  Danielle Heron had 2 hits and an RBI.    Ella Sinclair walked and scored.