Tanager softball wins by Jim Prosser The Tanager softball team, coached by Matt Brandhagen, was supposed to play two games on Sunday, Sept. 26, but Garretson was a no-show, so a single conflict with West Lyon made up the day's schedule.
The Tanagers came away with a 5-3 victory, with Brittny Bye and Brianna Brinkman sharing the pitching chores.
Vermillion took an early 2-0 lead after the top of the third, but West Lyon plated three runs in the bottom of the stanza. The Tanagers came back with two runs in the fourth inning and scored a fifth run in the sixth. Bye was the winning pitcher, registering four Ks and two earned runs. Brinkman was credited with a save.
Five individuals scored: Chelsea Houska, Heather Walker, Alexa Walker, Arial Hofman and Mary Ann Bierle. Hofman had a triple.
to drive in a run, and Alicia Brown drove in a run with a bases-loaded walk.
The win brings their season record to 6-1 with the tournament looming on the horizon.