BCLUW closes with a win over Trojans

CONRAD – Nicolette Simpson struck out 10 in a three-hitter, pitching Class 2A No. 12 BCLUW to a 10-1 triumph Thursday night in its NICL West Division finale against West Marshall.

The Comets (22-9, 13-6) racked up 10 hits in the win, scoring twice in the first, three times in the second and four times in the third to go ahead 9-1.

Mallory Vawter and Leah Yantis both finished 2-for-3 with a double. Vawter drove in a run and scored once. Sara Sharp finished 2-for-3 with a run scored, while Kate Goecke had an RBI double and scored. Simpson also doubled and Kendall Scurr was 1-for-2 with an RBI and a run.

West Marshall (13-18, 9-10) closes out its NICL West slate with a doubleheader at 1A No. 4 AGWSR on Monday.