Rocker cherishes the fun-loving way nature of this year's team as his high school career enters it's twilight stages. Alyssa Catron stepped up to the plate and crushed a double into the center right gap, driving in all 3 baserunners.
A third inning rally pulled the Wolves ahead for the lead and never looked back.
Slapping in RBIs for the Lady Wolves were Trinity Axtell, Savanna LaCombe, Madalyn Dupont, and two by Tori Arceneaux. Taylor Short knocked in another run just a few pitchers later with a single into right field.
Bowen struck out the side in the first, second and seventh innings and had 15 strikeouts. Saxton then scored on a wild-pitch to make it 4-1.
IN THE opener, Shelby Matheny slugged a two-run double and a three-run homer to pace the Bulldogs' 11-hit attack.
However, they lost one of their top defenders and hitters when junior shortstop Samantha Kortsen sustained a hip injury that caused her to miss the No. 6 Cowgirls showdown last Tuesday with No. 12 Thatcher. Kleman and the rest of the Warriors held the 'Cats hitless to take home the 4-0 victory.
Morningside dropped both games of a GPAC baseball doubleheader against Hastings by scores of 7-4 in nine innings and 8-7 on Wednesday in Sioux City.
The Cardinals then topped the Saints, 9-0, in game two, with freshman third baseman Bella Spadinger providing a game-ending, two-run home run in the home half of the sixth. Hix reached on a fielder's choice to load the bases again, but Hernandez grounded out to end the seventh inning rally with the score tied at 10-10. After seeing one pitch, Ball barreled up a grand slam over the fence in left field that cleared the bases and stretched the West Point lead to 9-3.
With the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the first inning, Victoria Grillo's infield grounder was misplayed, thus keeping the inning alive.
Holly Speers went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run in the second game of the doubleheader Wednesday against Ohio.
The Wildcats will play cross county rival Bret Harte tonight at Dome Field at 5:30 p.m.
It took just 1/3 of an inning for C-N to chase Pioneers starting pitcher Allison Pate from the mound after four earned runs on four hits. Zoe Waters added a tripled and four RBI, while Abby Reeves had a double and two RBI. "It is great to see him make solid contact with the ball".
Holliston scored once in the first inning, but Norton answered back with three runs in the second frame to take the lead, capped by a Madison Correia two-run hit.
Southwestern added an insurance run in both the sixth and seventh innings. The Mustangs' extra base hits were home runs by Kellogg and Pierce.
Leading hitters for the Lady Lions: Lyndee Spargur (2 for 3, 3 runs, 3 rbi), Carli Reiber (1 for 2, 1 run, 1 rbi), Kaiti White (2 for 2, 1 run), Layla Hattan (1 for 3, 1 run, 2 rbi), Lauren Arnold (2 for 2, double, 1 run, 3rbi), Ashley Sanderson (1 for 3, 1 run), Molly Thackston (2 for 3, double, 1 run, 2 rbi), Megan Gragg (2 for 3, 1 runs), Madi Fox (1 for 2, 2 run, 1 rbi).
The Berries were outhit just 12-7 but struggled to piece their hits together for runs. "I can tell her how it is sometimes, get in her head a little bit, help her out".