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No-No: Ponies shut down Browning

Havre's Alex Barkus throws a no-hitter in Blue Ponies' home debut


April 14, 2017

Colin Thompson

Havre's Alex Barkus hurls a pitch toward home during the Blue Ponies' win over Browning Thursday at the Sixth Avenue Memorial Field. Barkus threw a no-hitter as the Ponies won 16-0.

It's always nice in any sport to win the first home game of the season. However, when the victory includes a dominant performance, it makes it that much sweeter.

And for the Havre High softball team, it doesn't get much better than the 16-0 win it scored over Browning Thursday at the Sixth Avenue Memorial Field. Making it even more memorable was the gem pitched by Alex Barkus, who no-hit the Indians in five innings to get the win. She also struck out 12 of the 16 batters she faced.

"Wow, I didn't know that," Barkus said. "That's pretty cool."

Barkus' no-hitter, which ended up one error...

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