High score not enough to secure win for Lady Warriors over Vinton
Scorekeepers were kept busy Wednesday during a high-scoring contest between Vinton and Lady Warriors where Lady Warriors lost 10-6.
Lady Warriors fired up the offense in the first inning. Lady Warriors scored one run when Mackenzie McCoy singled.
Vinton knotted the game up at four in the bottom of the third inning, when E Labby drew a walk, scoring one run.
After Lakeside scored two runs in the top of the sixth, Vinton answered with two of their own. Lady Warriors scored when Hallie Sutton hit a solo homer and Paiton Levesque singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run. Vinton then answered when an error scored one run for Vinton and Labby grounded out, scoring one run.
Vinton pulled away for good with four runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth S Lewis singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run and J Gary singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring three runs.
J O’Connor led things off on the rubber for Vinton. O’Connor lasted seven innings, allowing eight hits and six runs while striking out nine.
McKenna Chreene toed the rubber for Lady Warriors. The hurler surrendered ten runs on ten hits over six innings, striking out nine.
The Warriors socked one home run on the day when Sutton went the long yard in the sixth inning.
Lady Warriors had eight hits in the game. Sutton and Chreene all collected multiple hits. Chreene and Sutton had two hits.
Vinton tallied ten hits in the game. O’Connor, B Harvey, and Gary each racked up multiple hits for Vinton. Vinton was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Lewis had the most chances in the field with nine.
Minden High School Lady Tiders are headed home
The play-off game between Minden High School’s Lady Tiders softball team and Brusly came to an abrupt halt. It was called in the bottom of the 5th inning Wednesday due to the ten-run rule. Score was Brusly 10, MHS 0.