Riley County takes one from Chapman

By The Mercury

The Riley County softball team opened its season on Friday night in Chapman. 

The Falcons beat the Fighting Irish in the first game, 10-6, before dropping the second game, 17-7.

Jordan Ummel got her first win of the year in the opener, and had a single and a triple to help her cause. Allie Martin had a two-run home run in the third inning.

Kerrigan Simons, Bri Engle and Makayla Tegtmeier had two singles each.

Emily Brummett had a single and a double and Alyssa Kulp had three singles.

Tegtmeier took the loss in the second game. Brummett was 3 for 4 at the plate and Stedman went 2 for 3.

Riley County returns to action on Tuesday at home, beginning at 4:30 pm.

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