on April 11, 2024
North Union’s Zoe Wedding (left) slides into the plate with a run during a victory over Elgin. (Photo submitted)

Lady Cats claim victory over Urbana, go on to sweep Elgin Comets at home

By By Bob Putman, Richwood Gazette 


The week did not get off to a good start last week for the North Union softball team.

The Lady Cats stumbled in a 9-1 loss to Indian Lake on Wednesday, but things got much better for them in home games on Friday and Saturday.

North Union (4-3) posted an 11-0 victory over Urbana on Friday. It was followed by a 6-3, 16-4 doubleheader sweep of Elgin on Saturday.

“The loss to Indian Lake drove us to communicate and give our best effort all the time,” senior Ryleigh Rasey said. “We want to take the momentum from this weekend and carry it with us.”

“We wanted to reset things after the loss and that is what we were able to do,” NU Head Coach Pat Grove said. “We have great lead…

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