Independence Softball beats Myers Park 5-1

“He is the heart and soul of our team”, Szparka said.

Prior to the program’s first official practices of the 2018 season on Monday, March 12, several players took park in offseason open gyms to get ready for the year. “If we played two rounds like you usually do, that would only be six games”. Navy earned the 6-0 win.

Steady backstop Riley Suits scored three times as well, while Abbey Davis drove in a game-high three runs.

Jarrett Ellis crushed a solo home run to right field despite working against a strong wind to lead off the big inning.

Alyssa Kauffman pitched six innings for the Pirates, allowing four walks, eight hits and striking out four.

Southern is now 2-3 on the season.

The Twisters went 3-0 on Sunday, opening with an 8-4 win over Colorado Crush Mitchell 8-4 followed by topping Colorado Crush Madison 8-4. Lipsey (2 runs), Avery Weaver (RBI) and Kinsley Michaels (2 runs) added hits.

Sophomore outfielder, Carly Esselman, started things off for MSU with a three-run homerun in the top of the first inning.

Zack Jerman had two RBIs for the Grizzlies. Andrea Coyle went 5 -5 with 2 HR’s and 5 RBI’s.

The Channelview baseball team held the Sterling offense in check, holding it to one hit in a 4-0 setback for the Rangers Tuesday night.

Hannah Mynard struck out six batters and gave up three runs in four and 1/3 innings.

CHARLESTON: McGahey (3-4, 2 1B, 2B, RBI, 3 R); McElravy (2-4, 1B, HR, 2 RBI); Armstrong (2-2, 1B, 2B, 2 RBI); Misner (2-2, 2 1B); Fellers (0-2, RBI); Price (1-2, 1B, RBI); Hiltebeilte (1-2, 1B, BB). Gabriel Salazar and Logan Erickson had two hits apiece and each knocked in a run. Hope Mynard also picked up her second home run of the tournament in the win.

Highland really turned it on offensively in the third inning scoring nine runs to take an 18-2 lead.

Niwot faced Toledo, OR in the first game, and scored in every inning of a 22-1 mercy-rule victory.

Mitchell said that her Lady Cats have continued to grow all season and believes they will continue to do so as the season comes to its final stretch in April. “Top three conference, win a district, compete at the regional tournament”, Coach Golnick said. “We are growing mentally and physically”.

“Megan and Cassidy gave us momentum to get back even”, said Colonel head coach Brett Ireland whose team slipped to 6-1.

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