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Tribe Softball Battling for Division Title
Written by Staff Report
2022-05-04

            A no-hit loss by Upper Perkiomen's softball team earlier this week has created a logjam at the top of the Pioneer Athletic Conference's Frontier Division standings. Upper Perk and Upper Merion are tied for first place, followed closely by Pottsgrove.

            Wednesday's scheduled road game against the Falcons could prove pivotal.  The

Genevieve McKeehan prepares to make contact at the plate

during Upper Perkiomen's victory over Pottstown.

Indians (5-2 PAC, 8-5 overall) will likely need a strong finish to capture a sixth straight division title and qualify for the conference's Final Four, which is scheduled to begin on May 16 at Boyertown.

            On Monday, Phoenixville's Arayna Ashlie dominated the Tribe offense. She did not permit a hit and registered 14 strikeouts in a 2-1 victory.

            Madalyn Dyer absorbed the tough-luck loss. She scattered six hits and struck out six, permitting only two unearned runs in the bottom of the fifth inning.

            Riley Daher and Gabriella Capelli each posted two hits for the Phantoms. Capelli and Ashlie drove in their runs.

            The Indians took a 1-0 lead in the top of the fifth inning. Dani Freer, their only base runner, worked a walk and was driven home by Ashley Forrest.

            On Thursday, April 28, the Tribe needed just three innings to post a 10-0 victory over Pottstown. Kailyn Adair drove in a team-high three runs.
            Genevieve McKeehan drove in two runs for the host Indians, who scored seven runs in the first inning. Freer drove in two runs, and Dyer scored twice.
            Erin Gray allowed just one hit in three innings to secure the victory. The Indians mounted a rally in their final two at-bats against Perkiomen Valley on Wednesday, April 27 but fell, 4-3.

            Freer finished with three hits and drove in two runs for the visiting Tribe, which got behind 4-0 through five innings. Upper Perk scored twice in the sixth inning and once in the seventh.  Kylene Gooch added two hits. Dyer finished with a hit and an RBI.

            On Thursday, the Tribe will host Methacton at 7 p.m. in the first of two games against Liberty Division opponents. Four days later, they are scheduled to travel to Owen J. Roberts, the second-place team in the division.

            The Indians seem like a safe bet for the District One Class 5A playoffs, which are scheduled to commence the following week. Currently, they are firmly ensconced in third place in the standings, percentage points behind Interboro for second.

            The top four teams will receive a first-round bye. Two district wins would be necessary to qualify for states.


 

 

 

 

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