Tigers Pound Howlers



SULLIVAN — On Thursday, Tashia Daley fired a pitching gem, giving up just two hits and striking out 14 batters in a 6-1 quarterfinal win over the Penobscot Valley Howlers.

Lona Sargent of the Sumner Tigers lines a triple during Sumner’s 6-1 win over Penobscot Valley.—DARROLD DORR
Lona Sargent of the Sumner Tigers lines a triple during Sumner’s 6-1 win over Penobscot Valley.—DARROLD DORR

SULLIVAN — On Thursday, Tashia Daley fired a pitching gem, giving up just two hits and striking out 14 batters in a 6-1 quarterfinal win over the Penobscot Valley Howlers.

The Howlers scored their lone run in the third inning without benefit of a hit.

Sumner got a run in the first as Lona Sargent singled and came around to score, and another on a solo home run by Angela Leach in the fourth inning.

The Tigers tacked on four more in the sixth on a triple by Leach, singles by Maria Lockhart and Sarah Leighton, an RBI triple by Sargent, an RBI single by Daley and a single by Ashley Pennartz.

The sixth-ranked Howlers closed out their season with a record of 13-5.

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