(Grand Rapids, Mich.) The Golden
Eagles started off well scoring 2 runs in the bottom of the first inning of off
league leader (11-2) Jess Irwin but she clamped down on the Golden Eagles and
held them scoreless for the remainder of the game. Kaycee Kuiper held the Crusaders down through
four innings but Madonna exploded for 7 runs in the top of the sixth inning to
go on to defeat Cornerstone 9-2 in Game 1.
Elayna Citko went 1 for 3 with a run scored. Madison Bucilla went 1 for 3 with an RBI for
the Golden Eagles.
The Golden Eagles played tough in the early innings of Game 2 but Madonna
prevailed again scoring 5 runs in both the 4th and 5th innings of the game to
go on to defeat Cornerstone 14-1 to sweep the Golden Eagles. Mandee Michielsen went 1 for 2 with an RBI
and Dinah Gruppen went 1 for 2 with a run scored. Cornerstone drops to 6-19 overall and 3-3 in