May 2, 2024
North Union’s Kailin McElroy sprints to first base during last Friday’s home game against Bellefontaine. (Gazette photo Aleksei Pavloff)

Lady Cats fall to visiting Bellefontaine, split with Cardington in double header


By Bob Putman, Richwood Gazette

Last week, the North Union softball team was searching for a way to get a victory.

The Lady Cats were able to get that victory in the second game of a doubleheader last Saturday against Cardington at North Union.

After losing the opener 5-0 to the Lady Pirates, who are the second seed in the Central District Division III tournament, North Union bounced back with an 8-2 win in the second game.

The win ended a fourgame losing streak of the Lady Cats, who are 10-12 on the season.

“It was more of a confidence thing,” North Union Head Coach Pat Grove said. “We needed this. Lately we have not been able to put the three phas…

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