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Bartlett's defense the difference vs. St. Charles North

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Bartlett right fielder Rachel Odolski shows the umpire the ball after her diving catch of a line drive by St. Charles North?s Delaney Olinger for the first out of the fifth inning Monday in St. Charles. The score was tied 1-1 at the time.

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St. Charles North shortstop Mickey Goetz can't reach a wide throw as Bartlett's Kayla Haberstich steals second base Monday in St. Charles. It didn't matter as the batter had struck out on the pitch for the third out of the first inning.

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Bartlett's Kathryn Fornoff tries to break up a double play as St. Charles North shortstop Mickey Goetz takes the throw from second baseman Kaitlyn Waslawski Monday in St. Charles. Goetz could not make the throw and Kayla Haberstich was safe at first in the fifth inning.

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Above: St. Charles North third baseman Alexandra Millett tags out Bartlett's Rachel Odolski as she tries to reach third from first on a ground ball Monday in St. Charles. Below: Bartlett right fielder Rachel Odolski shows the umpire the ball after her diving catch of a line drive by St. Charles North's Delaney Olinger.

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St. Charles North starting pitcher Sabrina Rabin against Bartlett Monday in St. Charles.

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Bartlett shortstop Kayla Haberstich makes and over-the-shoulder catch on a pop up by St. Charles North's Abby Howlett for the first out of the seventh inning Monday in St. Charles.

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Bartlett starting pitcher Holly Pagan turns and throws to first against St. Charles North Monday in St. Charles.

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Since the pitching mound was moved back three feet in high school softball, the premium on defense has only intensified. Monday afternoon, during a critical Upstate Eight Conference River Division matchup between Bartlett and St. Charles North, one play exemplified the difference in the Hawks' 2-1 victory.
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    • Bartlett right fielder Rachel Odolski shows the umpire the ball after her diving catch of a line drive by St. Charles North?s Delaney Olinger for the first out of the fifth inning Monday in St. Charles. The score was tied 1-1 at the time.
    • St. Charles North shortstop Mickey Goetz canít reach a wide throw as Bartlettís Kayla Haberstich steals second base Monday in St. Charles. It didnít matter as the batter had struck out on the pitch for the third out of the first inning.
    • Bartlettís Kathryn Fornoff tries to break up a double play as St. Charles North shortstop Mickey Goetz takes the throw from second baseman Kaitlyn Waslawski Monday in St. Charles. Goetz could not make the throw and Kayla Haberstich was safe at first in the fifth inning.
    • Above: St. Charles North third baseman Alexandra Millett tags out Bartlettís Rachel Odolski as she tries to reach third from first on a ground ball Monday in St. Charles. Below: Bartlett right fielder Rachel Odolski shows the umpire the ball after her diving catch of a line drive by St. Charles Northís Delaney Olinger.
    • St. Charles North starting pitcher Sabrina Rabin against Bartlett Monday in St. Charles.
    • Bartlett shortstop Kayla Haberstich makes and over-the-shoulder catch on a pop up by St. Charles Northís Abby Howlett for the first out of the seventh inning Monday in St. Charles.
    • Bartlett starting pitcher Holly Pagan turns and throws to first against St. Charles North Monday in St. Charles.
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