The teams will resume the game at 5 p.m. today. The team was down early in the game, after allowing three runs in the first inning.
"You could tell in the last inning, he was just letting it go", Reese said of Shaver.
NIACC won the first game 5-2 and took the second game 13-5 in eight innings. Samantha Gidney scored on Javanthe Rose's ground out to second. "I had hit the ball to the centerfield fence and with the help of batters behind me [sophomore Sadie McWilliams and freshman Madison Davis] I was able to advance bases and score".
With a deep and talented lineup, the district's No. 2 team has now averaged 10.8 runs per game. I thought Kelsie Belfiori, Maddix Bonnell, Lindsey Casper and Molly Weix put together quality at-bats throughout the day.
Duncan got the start on the mound for Lake and picked up the win. Taylor Duncan, Laurel Breland and Kate Gladney each scored two runs apiece.
The 25th-ranked Mustangs, who had been idle since they opened the GPAC campaign with a split at Northwestern on March 22, overcame a three-run deficit in the seventh inning of the nightcap when Jayci Hinker blasted a game-tying three-run home run.
That's all they would need however, as Emily Price tossed four innings of two-hit softball and earned the win in the circle.
Breven Sanford had four of the Tigers' five hits, going 4 of 4 with a double, and Ethan Breisch added an RBI sac fly. "I think we still have a lot of room to grow and improve and playing some really good teams exposed that".
Julisa Ortega got the win for Highland pitching three innings allowing only one hit and the two runs scored by the T-Birds were unearned off a Highland error.
Hensley followed with a three-run home run, bringing the score to 7-3. Curtis Massagee was hit by a pitch and Jackson Brown singled, before Hunter Ingle hit an RBI single up the middle to give South Caldwell a 1-0 advantage.
Ada took the lead for good with five runs in the bottom of the second on only one hit - an RBI single by Christian Maloy. Glotfelty, Zeleny, Kayla Young and Maddie Siedlik each had two hits with Young homering and driving in a pair. Rath had two at the top of the lineup, as did Bennett.
Pickens, was looking to get back into the series after a tough first game on Tuesday.
The Lady Warriors were coming off their first loss of the season, 2-1 to defending Class AA champion Herbert Hoover on Saturday.