|Sports Briefs: 04-01-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune|
|Monday, 01 April 2013 09:10|
Pleger shatters school record
Bowling Green State University's Brooke Pleger posted a record mark in the hammer throw as the Falcon track and field team competed at two separate events Saturday. The split squads competed at the Raleigh Relays, hosted by North Carolina State, and the Toledo Collegiate Challenge, hosted by the University of Toledo.
Pleger threw the hammer 212-feet-6 to break the meet and facility record in North Carolina. Her distance ranks third in the country currently and has only been bettered in the MAC outdoor track and field championship one time in history. The previous school record of 191-7 was set by Whitney Hartman, from Eastwood High School, in 2008 and the Raleigh Relays meet record had stood since 1999.
In addition, the 800-meter relay team of Jeanette Pettigrew, Taylor Rambo, Brittany Sinclair and Allison Weimer set a school record with a time of 1:37.80 in North Carolina. The old record of 1:38.95 was set in 1995.
Bowling Green and Eastwood both swept in baseball, and Rossford won twice in softball to open the season Saturday.
Bowling Green was a 5-2, 7-4 winner over Genoa and Eastwood posted a 5-1, 8-4 sweep of Northwood.
In softball, Rossford swept a doubleheader from Swanton. 10-0 and 19-1.
BGHS 5, Genoa 2
BGHS 7, Genoa 4
In Genoa, BG had 15 hits en route to its sweep.
Eastwood 5, Northwood 1
Eastwood 8, Northwood 4
In Luckey, Ryan Mang was 2-for-3 with a triple and a run batted in for Eastwood in the first game, and Jake Schmeltz was 2-for-4 in the second game.
Rossford 10, Swanton 0
Rossford 19, Swanton 1
In Swanton, Rossford pounded out 27 hits in the doubleheader.
In the 10-0 win, Mandi Longeway was 2-for-5 with a home run, double and five RBI. Kelly Swope and Maggie Leahy each added two hits and Margo Jackson had two RBI. The Bulldogs had six extra-base hits in the game.
In the 19-1 win, Jessica Kulczak was 3-for-3 with a home run, double and six RBI while Maddie York was 4-for-4 with a home run, two doubles and five RBI. Swope also hit a home run while Lyndsey Skala was 3-for-5 and Hannah Gauthier was 2-for-2. The Bulldogs had seven extra-base hits in the game.
Junior varsity results
Northwood and Eastwood split a doubleheader. Northwood won the first game 10-0 and Eastwood was a 12-8 winner in the second game.
Falcon softball splits
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