Pioneers drop two close match ups at Tucson Invite

Pioneers drop two close match ups at Tucson Invite

TUCSON, Arizona—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville softball team continued its season with two losses at Lincoln Park in Tucson, Arizona against Suffolk University and Dickinson University Sunday. The Rams won the opener 8-6 and the Red Devils won the nightcap 4-3.

Emily Woodford, Kayla Kampmeier, Jessy Tanel scored the first runs in the bottom of the first inning. Madison Melms, Daielle Dieckhoff, and LaRissa O'Kimosh scored the last runs in the bottom of the second inning.

The Rams scored three runs in the third inning, one run in the fourth and sixth, and three runs in the seventh inning.

Game two against the Red Devils was a one-run defeat. The Pioneers put up three runs in the first inning by Emily Woodford, LaRissa O'Kimosh and Jessy Tanel. The Red Devils scored once in the sixth, twice and stole home in the seventh inning.

Coach Andie Varsho takes her Pioneers on the field again on Tuesday, March 14 in Tucson, Arizona continuing in the Tucson Invitational.

By Kaitlynn Long, UW-Platteville Communications, 608.342.1194,