Port Angeles: 16U girls shut out Connecticut team in World Series game

  • Sunday, August 11, 2002 12:01am
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By Josh Corey

GREENSVILLE, N.C. — It was no day at the beach as Port Angeles shut out Stamford, Conn., 6-0 in its first game at the Babe Ruth 16-and-under World Series on Saturday.

But after exploding for five runs in the sixth inning and a strong defensive showing, the North Olympic softball team is set for a trip to the Atlantic Ocean on its day off today.

“It was a fantastic pitching performance by Audrey Chard,” Port Angeles coach Jim Bussell said. “Now we’re looking forward to going to the beach.”

The game was a pitchers’ duel until North Olympic unloaded in the sixth.

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