Saturday Grand Blanc hosted Traverse City West winning the first game 14-2. LaNya Bates drove in seven on 3 hits to lead us past TC West with a single in the second, a single in the third, and a grand slam in the 6th. We had a big inning in the sixth with five runs scored. Kierstyn Muma earned the win for us throwing 5 innings, giving up two runs, seven hits, and striking out four. The 15 hits collected were from Bates, Maddie Bleicher, Muma, and Maddie Vansaw. Our defense had zero errors in the field, led by Zapporah Turner with three chances.
Our second game started with a 5-run deficit due to errors but we came all the way back but fell 4-6. We scored four runs in the failed comeback on two errors and a single by Zapporah Turner. Keely Carlson took the loss pitching seven innings, allowing six runs, nine hits, and striking out five. Brie Broderick went 2 for 4 at the plate to lead us in hits.
Monday we had our Crossover game at Walled Lake West. Our efforts and out hitting Walled Lake Western wasn’t enough for a win. The loss came in the bottom of the seventh 5-6. Kierstyn Muma took the loss allowing five runs, four hits, walking one, and striking out three. Muma also went 3 for 4 at the plate bringing in 3 runs. Olivia Jackson hit a big double to help rally our efforts along with Maddie Vansaw. Zapporah Turner and Samantha Brimmer lead defensively.