SOFTBALL: Girls’ run ends at district semifinals, 6-3


Wellington’s Olivia Bradstock makes a pitch against Elyria Catholic in playoff action.


Hope Diermyer tries to reach a high throw at first base against the Panthers.


Wellington’s Morgan Tandarich makes a throw as an EC runner tries to steal second base.


Amber Wetherbee makes the throw to first base for an out against Elyria Catholic.


Melanie Gott makes a catch in the outfield.


Olivia Bradstock watches the ball make it to the gap to drive in two runs.


Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington Enterprise

A seventh inning rally Wednesday saw the Lady Dukes put up three runs, but Elyria Catholic ended the Wellington girls’ playoff dreams 6-3 in the district semifinals. After the Panthers pulled ahead big time in the fifth, Olivia Bradstock had a two-run double and Morgan Tandrich picked up a late RBI for the Dukes.

Wellington’s Olivia Bradstock makes a pitch against Elyria Catholic in playoff action.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/05/web1_WHSSoftballPlayoffVsElyriaCatholic-1-of-6-.jpgWellington’s Olivia Bradstock makes a pitch against Elyria Catholic in playoff action.

Hope Diermyer tries to reach a high throw at first base against the Panthers.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/05/web1_WHSSoftballPlayoffVsElyriaCatholic-2-of-6-.jpgHope Diermyer tries to reach a high throw at first base against the Panthers.

Wellington’s Morgan Tandarich makes a throw as an EC runner tries to steal second base.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/05/web1_WHSSoftballPlayoffVsElyriaCatholic-3-of-6-.jpgWellington’s Morgan Tandarich makes a throw as an EC runner tries to steal second base.

Amber Wetherbee makes the throw to first base for an out against Elyria Catholic.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/05/web1_WHSSoftballPlayoffVsElyriaCatholic-4-of-6-.jpgAmber Wetherbee makes the throw to first base for an out against Elyria Catholic.

Melanie Gott makes a catch in the outfield.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/05/web1_WHSSoftballPlayoffVsElyriaCatholic-5-of-6-.jpgMelanie Gott makes a catch in the outfield.

Olivia Bradstock watches the ball make it to the gap to drive in two runs.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/05/web1_WHSSoftballPlayoffVsElyriaCatholic-6-of-6-.jpgOlivia Bradstock watches the ball make it to the gap to drive in two runs.