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TMHS falls to Ketchikan, Kodiak on Saturday at Sitka Invitational Softball Tournament

Posted: May 13, 2011 - 8:57pm  |  Updated: May 14, 2011 - 11:20pm

Thunder Mountain finished fifth in the inaugural Sitka Invitational Softball Tournament after dropping consecutive games to Ketchikan and Kodiak on Saturday in the double-elimination tourney.

The tournament included host Sitka, Ketchikan, Homer, Kodiak and TMHS.

Thunder Mountain began its road trip with a 7-5 win over Kodiak on Thursday.

The Falcons tallied 10 base knocks and scored one run in the first, and two in the second, third and fourth innings in a five-inning game.

Michelle Manning went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored, Jacki Mallinger was 2-for-4 with a run scored, Ashley Boucher was 2-for-3 with a run scored, and Janessa Sanbei was 2-for-3 with two RBIs.

Boucher also picked up the win in the circle, giving up five runs on three hits with a strikeout and two walks.

Sitka cruised to a 14-2 win over TMHS in Thursday’s nightcap. Catherine Wray had two hits for the Falcons, and Katie Hagan had an inside-the-park home run.

On Friday, the Falcons opened with a 10-7 over Homer.

TMHS scored five runs in the first inning and four more in the fourth, with three coming off a bases-loaded triple by Madi Wells, to take a 9-4 lead.

Wells finished 2-for-2 with two walks, two runs scored and three RBIs. Mallinger was 2-for-4 with two runs, and Danaya Caldwell had two hits and two RBIs.

Boucher picked up the win, giving up seven runs on seven hits and a walk in five innings, striking out three.

The Falcons got six hits in their second game Friday but couldn’t plate any runs, dropping a 7-0 decision to Ketchikan.

Wells went 2-for-2 with a double, Megan Punongbayan went 2-for-3 with a double, and Boucher had a double.

Boucher took the loss, giving up seven runs on six hits with two strike outs and two walks.

Thunder Mountain fell again to Ketchikan 10-2 on Saturday in the first game of the double-elimination portion of the tournament. The Kings put up eight runs in the first inning and cruised from there.

The Falcons went on to lose to Kodiak 15-1 and were eliminated from tournament action in their second game of the day.

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