Top performers, April 22, 2015
SoccerBen Harrison, Hohenfels: The Tigers feasted on visiting Baumholder and Bitburg over the weekend, winning the two games by a combined 14-1 score. Harrison led the assault with three goals in each match.Val Evans, Menwith Hill: The Mustangs are crafting a memorable final season on the soccer pitch. Evans provided another highlight Saturday, scoring two goals and assisting on the other in a 3-1 Menwith win over Brussels.Ebony Madrid, Ramstein: Perhaps DODDS-Europe’s most explosive striker struck again on Saturday. Madrid scored a staggering five goals in the Royals’ 6-1 defeat of Wiesbaden.Kylie Beltz, Naples: The fireworks came on the opposite end of the pitch, where the Wildcats racked up seven goals against Aviano. But the senior Beltz kept things quiet on her side of the field, leading the Naples defense to a shutout of Aviano.
BaseballMark Duplessie, Ansbach: The Cougars recovered from a heartbreaking 5-4 loss to Bitburg on Saturday thanks in part to Duplessie’s resilient efforts. The versatile star yielded just one hit and no earned runs across three innings of mound work and added a pair of RBI in an 8-2 victory.Josh Childs, Wiesbaden: The Warriors secured a pair of wins over a game AFNORTH squad on Saturday, and Childs played a central role. The senior went 7-for-8 with a home run and a pair of doubles.
SoftballMorgan Goll, Lakenheath: The Lancers enjoyed a happily symmetrical doubleheader on Friday in back-to-back 15-0 wins over Baumholder. Goll was the trendsetter with a home run in each game.Tori Liggins, Kaiserslautern: The Raiders’ junior ace starred on the mound and at the plate in the team’s split with defending champion Patch on Saturday. Liggins notched five combined hits on the day and earned the pitching win as Kaiserslautern took the opener 14-6.
TrackJohn Casey and Madison Morse, Ramstein: The defending Division I boys and girls team champs are on pace to repeat thanks to this pair of runners. Casey took first place at 1,600 and 3,200 meters; Morse claimed the 800 and 1,600 meter crowns.