STRIPES & STRIKES GOLD goes undefeated at 22nd Annual Kyle Miller Showcase
9/25/2017 11:22 AM

Stripes & Strikes GOLD goes undefeated, sweeping 4 games at the 22nd Annual Kyle Miller College Showcase Tournament

ALLENTOWN, PA – The Stripes& Strikes GOLD Travel Softball team won all 4 of its games in the 22ndAnnual Kyle Miller College Showcase Tournament here.  Below is a brief summary of all four games.


GAME 1           Stripes & Strikes GOLD    1                  Lehigh Valley Patriot Flames  0


In the top of the 7thinning of a scoreless game, Samantha Kern drew a leadoff walk and was sacrificed to second base by Kasidy Slusser.  Erin Dunn followed with a line drive double to the gap in rightcenterfield to drive in the game’s only run, giving Stripes & Strikes a 1-0 win over the Lehigh Valley Patriot Flames.  Slusser was the winning pitcher in relief of Sarah Tuzinski. Alyssa Stover’s single was the only other hit for S&S. 


GAME 2           Stripes & Strikes GOLD    7                  PA XTREME Elite (Valley Forge)  5


Madison Kester and Marissa Trivelpiece each drove in two runs with RBI-singles, and Rebecca Rossi stole 4 bases to lead S&S to a 7-5 victory over PA Xtreme Elite of Valley Forge.  Rossi, Gabby Vuocolo and Haley Naperkowski each singled, while Erin Dunn belted a double. Kasidy Slusser was the winning pitcher, while Sarah Tuzinski picked up her second save of the season.


GAME 3           Stripes & Strikes GOLD    15                Sting Elite of Haverford, PA   1


Stripes & Strikes unleashed a 14-hit attack to defeat Sting Elite, 15-1.  Marissa Trivelpiece led the way with a homerun and single.  Madison Kester drove in 3 runs with a double and single.  Sarah Tuzinski ripped a triple and single, while Gabby Vuocolo smacked a double and single.  Samantha Kern went 2-2 with 2 RBIs.  Becca Rossi, Haley Naperkowski,Alyssa Stover and Kasidy Slusser each singled. Slusser went the distance on the mound, allowing only 3 hits while striking out 5.


GAME 4           Stripes & Strikes GOLD  16                 Central PA Krunch, Harrisburg  1


Madison Kester went 3-4, launching a 3-run home run, double and single to drive in 5 runs, leading S&S to a 16-1 blowout over Central PA Krunch of Harrisburg.  Marissa Trivelpiece drove in 3 runs with a double and single.  Becca Rossi and Haley Naperkowski each singled twice and stole 3 bases.  Sarah Tuzinski laced 3 singles, while Gabby Vuocolo doubled.  Alyssa Stover, Erin Dunn, Sam Kern and Kasidy Slusser each singled. Tuzinski was the winning pitcher, allowing only one hit. 


Stripes & Strikes (14-0) will now head to Westampton, New Jersey Sept 23-24 to compete in the USA Elite Select World Fastpitch Championshps Qualifier.
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