Bussard homers, Benn adds 3 hits, 2 RBIs in Valley win over John Glenn
BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS
Sports Editor, RTC
Tippecanoe Valley 10, John Glenn 2 (Saturday): Dalynne Bussard homered as part of a two-hit-, two-RBI day, Brittany Benn also had two RBIs, and Corinna Stiles and Abby Bowers combined on a three-hitter for Valley in a road win over sectional rival John Glenn on April 15.
Benn had three of Valley’s 11 hits. Mackaylie Costello also had two hits and an RBI. Stiles singled and drove in two. Kahlyn Manns had a hit and an RBI. Maddie Thompson doubled. Madi Smith singled.
Stiles allowed one hit over the first four innings to earn the win, and Bowers pitched three scoreless innings in relief for the save.
The game featured 11 walks and seven hit batters.
John Glenn led 2-0 after three innings, but Valley took the lead for good with three in the top of the fifth.
Valley improved to 4-1.
Valley 10, John Glenn 2
Valley 000 313 3 – 10
John Glenn 002 000 0 – 2
WP – Corinna Stiles (4 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 2 HBP, 4 K)
LP – Timm (5 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 5 BB, 1 HBP, 6 K)
2B – Maddie Thompson (TV)
3B – Jackson (JG)
HR – Dalynne Bussard (TV)