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Exeter softball uses early push to top Fleetwood

Published On: Apr 11 2014 05:22:02 PM CDT

The Eagles picked up their 2nd win of the season Friday with an 8-6 victory over the Tigers.

REIFFTON -

At Reiffton, the Exeter softbal team (0-3, 2-4) scored 8 runs in the first 3 innings to tally an 8-6 win over Fleetwood (1-2, 2-5) on Friday afternoon.

Sydney Manwiller knocked in runs in both innings for the Eagles. Maddie Huie, Alicia DeMille and Emily Olsen also drove in runs in the first inning explosion for the Eagles.

Fleetwood trailed 8-1 heading into the 4th inning. The Tigers nearly rallied over the final innings, but could not complete the comeback.

Exeter visits Ephrata Saturday morning. Fleetwood hosts Twin Valley on Monday.