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The Tallmadge softball team made a stellar 2017 Suburban League American Conference debut.
The host Lady Blue Devils earned a 4-2 victory over Copley April 3. Tallmadge scored three runs in the bottom of the first inning and one run in the fifth.
Tallmadge (3-2, 1-0) had a 4-0 lead before the Lady Indians scored two runs in the sixth. The Lady Blue Devils had four hits and one error. Copley had seven hits and one error.
Right-hander Emily Pratt (1-2) struck out nine batters in four innings to get the win. She issued zero walks.
Left-hander Hallie Mullett pitched the last three innings for Tallmadge.
Jordon Severns had a double, two runs scored and a run batted in and Gia Spitali had a single and two RBIs for the Lady Blue Devils.