SOL/BAL knocked out of Cup

Up­per Dublin’s Gal­lagher goes 3-for-4 be­fore lo­cals get bounced

Springfield Sun - - SPORTS - By An­drew Robin­son arobin­son@21st-cen­tu­ry­media.com @Adrobin­son3 on Twit­ter

PHILADEL­PHIA » Erin Gal­lagher, with the sun-faded hat, dirt cov­er­ing dif­fer­ent parts of her uni­form and a hole torn into the right knee of her pants, fit the clas­sic de­scrip­tion of a soft­ball player June 21.

Sub­ur­ban One League/bi­cen­ten­nial Ath­letic League coach Heather Boyer might be a lit­tle bi­ased, be­cause she’s also Gal­lagher’s coach at Up­per Dublin, but the ris­ing se­nior is the type of player needed at the Car­pen­ter Cup. The show­case tour­na­ment re­quires play­ers to fill a va­ri­ety of roles, some­times in a sin­gle game.

Thanks to a big game by Gal­lagher at the plate Wed­nes­day morn­ing, the SOL/BAL sur­vived into the af­ter­noon where its run ended in a 15-0 loss to Le­high Val­ley at FDR Park in South Philly.

“It was a re­ally great ex­pe­ri­ence, es­pe­cially get­ting to meet other girls from the other con­fer­ences and play with peo­ple you usu­ally wouldn’t get the chance

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Up­per Dublin’s Erin Gal­lagher legs out an in­field sin­gle.

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