Softball: Northern Michigan Fastpitch wins Rex Marquardt Memorial

Written by Bob on July 15th, 2014

Courtesy PhotoThe Northern Michigan Fastpitch softball team finished with a 4-1 record to capture the Rex Marquardt Memorial Tournament at Petoskey’s Bayfront Park Ed White Field Sunday. Northern Michigan Fastpitch defeated the Lightning of Marshall, 9-2, in the championship game. Courtesy Photo

With players from Petoskey, Midland and Argentina, Northern Michigan Fastpitch captured the Rex Marquardt Memorial Softball Tournament at Petoskey’s Bayfront Park’s Ed White Field.

Drew Kochanny / Petoskey News

PETOSKEY, Mich. – Northern Michigan Fastpitch earned the championship game win Sunday over the Lightning from Marshall, 9-2.

Northern Michigan Fastpitch compiled a 3-1 record in pool play, as did the Lightning.

In the championship game, NM Fastpitch, who was playing with members of Argentina’s National Team, was led by Sisko Sabate on the mound with six strikeouts and one walk as the winning pitcher.

Shae Bryant had three hits for NM Fastpitch, including a double and a home run. Sabate and Caleb Roberts also added two hits each, with Roberts adding a home run.Continue Reading

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