TC Central, West Split Crosstown Showdown
TRAVERSE CITY – The Traverse City Central softball team secured a Big North Conference doubleheader split with crosstown rival Traverse City West on Tuesday.
The Trojans secured a 5-1 win in the opener before falling 3-0 in the nightcap.
In the opener, Central broke a scoreless tie by plating four runs in the top of the fourth and took a 4-1 lead through four innings.
Emily Jenkins then singled in a run in the fifth to push the Trojans ahead by four.
In the nightcap, West’s Carley Drzewiecki and McKenzie Ankerson both recorded RBIs in the bottom of the third to give the Titans a 2-0 lead.
Katelyn Steimel then added an insurance run in the sixth on an RBI single.