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Tyrone Softball Wins Backyard Brawl

The Lady Eagles took a big 10-5 win over rival the Lady Blue Devils in the annual softball edition of the Backyard Brawl.

Sophomore Amariah Sprankle led the team in hits going 3 for 4 with two singles and a double.

The team collected 11 hits. Senior Tiffany Tuskovitch, Sprankle, and junior Layna Dibert had two RBIs each.

Junior Sam Shaw also had two hits for the Lady Eagles.

Tyrone opened the game with a four-run top of the first inning. Bellwood responded with two runs in their half of the inning, and in the bottom of the third Bellwood tied the game 5-5.

But Tyrone responded in the top of the fourth. Lucy Fogleman grounded out scoring a run then another off an error making the score 7-5.

Winning pitcher Kaitlyn Rockwell only gave up 5 hits and one earned run in a seven-inning complete game. Rockwell had six strikeouts and only walked two batters.

The Lady Eagles also had two double plays from Maddy Harper in right field and Amariah Sprankle at short.


TYRONE (10): Rockwell p 511, Beeman cf 411, Sprankle ss 432, Dibert 1b 422, Shaw 3b 422, Fogelman c 200, Naylor cr 010, McNelis 2b 302, Cramer dp 301, Tuskovich lf 201, Harper rf-flex 000. Totals — 31-10-12.

BELLWOOD-ANTIS (5): Martin c 411, Quick cf 221, Gregg p 310, McKee ss 312, Garman 3b 300, Focht 1b 300, Moore 2b 200, McCahan 2b 000, Hinish lf 100, Laird lf 200, Evans rf 301. Totals — 26-5-5.


Tyrone 410 203 0–10 12 3
Bellwood 203 000 0–5 5 2

2B–Sprankle, Cramer. 3B–McKee. RBI–Dibert 2, Sprankle, Shaw, Fogleman, McNelis, Cramer, Tuskovich, McKee 2.


Tyrone: Rockwell (W)–7 IP, 5H, 2BB, 1HBP, 6K, 5R, 1ER, 89 pitches. Bellwood: Gregg (L)–7 IP, 12H, 7BB, 1HBP, 6K, 10R, 10ER, 174 pitches.

Umpires: John Bronson (HP); Lynn Smith (bases).

Records: Tyrone (4-6), Bellwood(2-8).

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Allison Beeman
Allison Beeman, Staff Writer
Allison Beeman is a senior in high school and in her third year of Eagle Eye. When Allison is not in school, she enjoys playing softball as an outfielder. During the summer she traveled to Denver, Colorado to play in a softball tournament. After high school, she would like to attend college to major in business.  Before coming to Tyrone Allison lived in West Virginia and before that Maryland. Some of Allison's interests include listening to music, traveling, and hanging out with friends.  This year in Eagle Eye, Allison looks forward to taking pictures at football games and writing softball stories. 

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