Northview's Erica Conrad had two hits in a win over Gibson Southern on Saturday afternoon.
Northview's softball team got a true test of their abilities this weekend, taking part in the Jasper Invitational which featured Forest Park, the Knights, Gibson Southern, Castle, North Posey and the host school. Each of the schools are receiving votes in the rankings except for the Knights who came into the tourney with a 12-1 record.
The Knights opened the weekend with a win on Friday night over North Posey, scoring a pair of first inning runs and taking a 3-2 victory.
Kyler Clark doubled in the game and Jennifer Gregg had a triple for Northview who got a complete game victory from Stephanie Jonson on the mound.
In other Friday games, Forest Park beat Castle 11-7, Gibson Southern defeated Jasper 2-0.
On Saturday, the Knights took on Forest Park in the opening game and dropped an 8-1 decision despite a home run from Kayla Glassburn. Sky Singleton, Traci Sanders, Gregg and Clark each had singles in the game.
In the second game of the day, the Knights rebounded with a 5-1 win over Gibson Southern behind Jonson's pitching.
She would allow just five hits in the game.
At the plate, Brittaney Searing and Sanders went deep back-to-back in the sixth inning to spur Northview to the victory. Gregg continued a strong day with two singles in four trips to the plate and Erica Conrad added two hits as well.
In the final game of the day, Castle got to Northview early, ringing up two runs apiece in the first and third innings and finishing off a 9-1 win by scoring five runs in the sixth inning.
The Knights failed to help themselves much, adding four errors to the Castle cause.
Northview had just four hits in the contest with Glassburn, Clark and Sanders picking up hits.
The Knights went a very respectable 2-2 in the tourney and are now 13-3 overall and a perfect 7-0 in the WIC with an important conference game against visiting West Vigo on Tuesday night that will count in the Big Four Tourney this weekend.
Northview 3, North Posey 2
Jonson (W) and Raderstorf; Clem (L) and Tooley.
2B -- Clark. 3B -- Gregg.
Forest Park 8, Northview 1
Smith, Colson (4) and Raderstorf; Hortender and Cayner.
HR -- K.Glassburn (2).
Northview 5, Gibson Southern 1
Jonson (W) and Searing; Overton (L) and Mauer.
HR -- Searing.
Castle 9, Northview 1
Jonson (L), Colson (5) and Raderstorf; Ederhard (W) and Heart.