TECUMSEH — Newcastle limited Tecumseh to just three hits Monday in fashioning a 3-1 victory.
All of Newcastle’s runs came in the top of the fourth inning.
Tecumseh’s run occurred came in the fifth on Channing Scallorn’s single.
Taylor Walker of Tecumseh had the game’s only extra-base hit with a double.
Tecumseh only drew two walks, both by Colbie Meeks, and Newcastle didn’t commit an error. The Lady Savages struck out 11 times.
Scallorn was a hard-luck loser with a five-hiiter. She fanned one, walked one and recorded 50 strikes among her 81 pitches.
Tecumseh will entertain Harrah at 5 p.m. today, then oppose visiting Dale at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Tecumseh will be among the Prague Tournament field Friday and Saturday.
Note: Report compiled by contributing writer Fred Fehr.