The St. Johnsbury 11- and 12-year-old softball All-Stars took advantage of everything Barre gave them on Monday night at Legion Field to walk away with an 11-3 victory.

LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL

District IV

St. Johnsbury took advantage of seven Barre miscues and 15 free passes, along with three hits to tally its 11 runs.

St. Johnsbury pitcher Elysia Gingue went the distance in recording the win, allowing five hits but only walking two Barre batters. Barre's Ashley St. John absorbed the loss.

Gingue was also the hitting star for St. Johnsbury, picking up two of their three hits. The other St. Johnsbury hit was a double by Liz Braley.

The win moves St. Johnsbury into a winners bracket game against Lyndonville on Saturday at 1 p.m.

13- to 15-year.olds

Clyde Whitmore 17, St. Johnsbury 11

Clyde Whitmore tallied six runs in the top of the seventh inning to knock St. Johnsbury out of the District W tournament.

Amanda Michaud, Wendy Fuller, Lauren Hall, Kerry Lewis and Tara Papineau paced Clyde Whitmore's 14-hit attack with two hits each.

St. Johnsbury was led by Heidi Hartshorn, Jessica Ward and Tonya Sizen, who all had two hits.

Hartshorn absorbed the loss, while Michaud in relief of Kristin Gallagher recorded the win.

Copyright 1997

The Caledonian-Record

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