Northmor drops pair to Clear Fork over weekend

By Rob Hamilton

Northmor was swept by Clear Fork in a road doubleheader on Saturday.

The Knights lost the first game by an 8-1 margin. Shelbey Lilly walked five and surrendered five hits in the loss, while the Knights were held to seven hits in the game, with Lilly Tate having two doubles and a single and Lydia Farley adding a double and single.

The second game was closer, but Northmor gave up five late runs to fall by a 7-4 margin. After trailing 2-1 after three frames, Northmor got one in the top of the fourth and added two more in the fifth to take a 4-2 advantage. However, their opponents took a one-run lead after scoring three times in their half of the fifth and then added two more in the sixth.

Lilly walked one and gave up 10 hits in the game. Offensively, Tate had a double and single, Cristianna Boggs finished with a triple and Aly Blunk added a double.

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