Girls Varsity Softball · Girls Varsity Softball falls to Eastwood HS 14 – 4

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Wildcats Can’t Catch Up To Eastwood
Wildcats fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 14-4 loss to Eastwood on Tuesday.
(This game, the second of East’s doubleheader that day, came immediately after the conclusion of the marathon, heartbreaking, 10 inning loss to Oak Harbor)
Eastwood scored on a double by A Hitchcock in the first inning, a fielder’s choice by M Melcher in the first inning, and a grand slam by Hitchcock in the second inning.
The Wildcats struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Eastwood, giving up 14 runs.
Eastwood fired up the offense in the first inning. Eastwood scored one run when Hitchcock doubled.
Wildcats scored three runs in the fourth inning. Wildcats scored its runs on an RBI home run by Grace Vincent (see photo, by Phil Stapleton)
Eastwood scored five runs in the second inning. M Dyer and Hitchcock each had RBIs in the big inning.
Hitchcock earned the victory on the pitcher’s mound for Eastwood. She lasted seven innings, allowing six hits and four runs while striking out 14.
Geena Kennihan took the loss for Wildcats. She surrendered seven runs on five hits over two innings, striking out two.
Violet Kehoe went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Wildcats in hits.
Eastwood totaled 11 hits. Dyer, C Bejarane, and Hitchcock each collected multiple hits for Eastwood. Dyer led Eastwood with three hits in four at bats. Eastwood was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Melcher had the most chances in the field with 13.
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