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“My approach up there was that I had two runners on there, and we were one runner down,” Pieroni said. “I hit it [hard]; unfortunately, it wasn’t a successful hit. It didn’t help us out much.”
“We need to capitalize when we’re in scoring position more,” Oswego coach Sara Polensky said.
Plainfield North (6-3, 2-1) manufactured the only run of the game in its half of the sixth.
Ryan Shaughnessy led off with a single and would have been an almost sure out at second one out later had she not been running on the pitch that Mallinder grounded to Oswego second-baseman Jagoda.