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Late Inning Stuggles Trip Up Knoxville Against Newton

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 5:58 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Derek Cardwell

Knoxville fell to Newton in softball last night 4-0. Down only 1-0 going into the seventh the Cardinals got three runs in the top half of the seventh, and Knoxville was set down in order in the bottom of the seventh to preserve the win. Jessica Stickel took the loss going the distance giving up four runs while scattering five hits, nine strikeouts and just one walk. Knoxville falls to 7-15 on the season and 4-6 on the Little Hawkeye Conference.