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Pirates pull out 3-2 win over West Liberty-Salem

Host Riverside fought off a seventh-inning rally by West Liberty-Salem to pull out a 3-2 win in a non-league softball game Thursday.

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West Liberty-Salem’s Emily Schultz slides into third base past Riverside’s Taylor Nichols during Thursday’s game at Riverside. (EXAMINER PHOTO | MATT HAMMOND)

Riverside is now 6-2 on the season.

“It wasn’t the cleanest defensive game that we’ve played,” said Riverside coach Andy Phelps. “We had five errors and two of them caused West Liberty to get back into the game in the seventh inning. But I am proud of the girls for battling the whole game and overcoming the mistakes to take a big win.”

 

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