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Lowell undefeated in TC Tourney

The method in which Lowell girls’ softball team earned victories during its stay in Traverse City varied, but the results were the same as the Red Arrows posted three victories en route to a Traverse City West Tournament championship.

Lowell started the day with an 11-3 rout over the host.The Red Arrows gave up three early runs before rallying behind the pitching of Kaylie Petroelje in the 11-3 win.

Lindsey Crawford had three hits and MJ Vietzke, Kelly Wyckoff and Jenna Smith each collected two hits apiece.

In game two against Troy, Morgan Groom got the win as Lowell did so in come-from-behind fashion with an 8-7 win.Wyckoff and Crawford stayed hot at the plate again registering two hits a each.

Lowell won its third and final game of the day without taking the field as Bay City Central forfeited the game to give the Arrows the championship.

In a non-league road game, Lowell was upended by Byron Center 2-1. The Bulldogs shut down Lowell behind the pitching of Kasey Wierzbicki. The Bulldog hurler scattered seven hits while striking out four.

The loss dropped Lowell to 12-7 overall.