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Halliwell picks up no-hitter in five-inning victory as Eagles split with Storm

Sydney Halliwell pitches at the 2017 Canada Games in Winnipeg for Team P.E.I. .. - Contributed

CARDIGAN, P.E.I. – The P.E.I. Eagles and Scotia Storm split a pair of under-19 softball games Saturday in Cardigan.

Scotia won the opener 2-1 while P.E.I. took Game 2 11-0 in five innings. The two teams will compete at the Eastern Canadian championships in Charlottetown Aug. 24-26.

Storm 2 Eagles 1

The Storm won the defensive battle as P.E.I. were unable to string hits together, stranding 10 runners on base.

Margaret Reynolds was the tough-luck losing pitcher. She allowed two runs, one of them earned, on seven hits and four walks while striking out three in a complete-game effort.

Jessica Turbide was 1-for-1 for the Eagles while Haley Savidant was 1-for-3 with a triple and a run scored. Kassie Birt was 1-for-2 with a walk and Sydney Halliwell was 1-for-3.

Eagles 11 Storm 0

Halliwell threw a no-hitter for the victory with the only blemish being a third-inning walk. She struck out three.

Kaelyn White was 2-for-2 with two walks and a pair of runs as the Island bats came alive.

Halliwell and Turbide were each 2-for-3 with a walk and a run. Eryn Hustler went 1-for-1 with a double, three walks and scored twice while Sarah Murphy was 1-for-3 with a double and a run and Haley Savidant was 1-for-1 with a run.

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