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posted: 4/8/2010 12:01 AM

Barrington soaks up another victory

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The Barrington softball team collected more runs on a rainy afternoon than the amount of Pro Choice drying material bags needed to prepare the Fields of Dreams.

In chalking up their third shutout of the season, the Fillies scored 5 runs while the maintenance crew used four bags of drying agent so the Wednesday contest could go on.

"Our field responded amazingly well," said Barrington coach Perry Peterson after the 5-0 triumph. "And it wasn't that difficult to make it happen."

The Fillies (9-1) made the shutout happen behind the right arm of junior Kiley Dolezal (9-1), who threw a 3-hitter with 3 strikeouts and no walks.

She also got the offensive support she needed, highlighted by sophomore Jordan Wekony's game-winning 2-run single which brought home seniors Nora Logue and Carolyn DaCunha with a two outs in the bottom of the fourth.

The Fillies added 3 runs in the sixth on a 2-run double by junior Kristin Kuhn, scoring Logue and junior Liz Owen.

An RBI single by Colleen Shandley to score freshman courtesy runner Tess Bolger capped the scoring.

Fillies sophomore right fielder Courtney Blum provided the defensive highlight when she made a diving catch to rob shortstop Kate Zucker of a hit for the first out of the sixth inning.

Blum also collected the first hit of her varsity career in the Fillies' 3-run sixth inning with a sharp single to left.

Sophomore shortstop Kelsey Kazmier also shined defensively with stellar plays up the middle, finishing with 3 assists and 1 putout.

"We received contributions from many different individuals," Peterson added. "And that's a sign that we are continuing to make positive strides."