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Lady Spartans shut out Higginsville, 17-0

Catcher Sydney Stigall had three hits for the Lady Spartans in their 17-0 rout of Higginsville Tuesday afternoon at Southview Park. (Photo by Russ Green/Richmond News)

By Russ Green/Sports Editor

The Richmond Lady Spartans put six runs on the board in the bottom of the first and that was all they needed in a 17-0 rout over visiting Higginsville Tuesday at Southview Park. The Lady Spartans collected 16 hits, while Abby Vandiver shut down the Lady Huskers on five hits with a walk and four strikeouts.

It was the second shutout of Higginsville by Richmond as the Lady Spartans pushed their MRVC East mark to 6-1, and overall record to 11-8, and dropping Higginsville to 3-4 in the league and 4-7 overall.

Richmond cleanup hitter Ashley Wilton did just that for the Lady Spartans going four for four with five RBI’s, including a bases-loaded, bases-clearing double to end the game in the bottom of the fourth inning.

The complete story is in Game On in the Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 Richmond News.

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