Girls Junior Varsity Softball, Varsity Softball · Eastern High School (Pekin) Varsity Softball falls to Providence High School 8-6


Wednesday, April 13, 2016

5:00 PM

Providence High School
AWAY
8

Eastern High School (Pekin)
HOME
6

Game Recap

Eastern Musketeers Varsity falls to Providence 8-6

Elizabeth Albertson was charged with the loss. She allowed eight runs in seven innings, walked none and struck out six.

Providence jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the top of the first. Providence’s rally started when Hunter singled. A passed ball then moved Hunter from first to second. Wolford doubled, bringing home Hunter. More runs came home for Providence when Wolford scored on an RBI double by Milliner.

It didn’t take long for Eastern Musketeers Varsity to answer as it scored two runs of its own in the first. Eastern Musketeers Varsity scored on an RBI single by Laken Heavner and a groundout by Courtney Anderson.

Providence stayed on top until the final out after taking the lead in the second, scoring two runs on an RBI single by Milliner.

Providence added four more runs in the top of the third. Hunter’s double got things going, scoring K Oelker. That was followed up by Milliner’s double, plating Hunter and Wolford.

One Eastern Musketeers Varsity run crossed the plate in the bottom half of the third, making the score 8-3. An RBI double by Heavner fueled Eastern Musketeers Varsity’s comeback. Finally, Wolford got Katie Quillen to ground out to end the threat.

One run in the bottom of the fourth helped Eastern Musketeers Varsity close its deficit to 8-4. A wild pitch set off Eastern Musketeers Varsity rally. The Eastern Musketeers Varsity threat came to an end when Wolford finally got Becca Gilstrap to strike out.

After pushing across two runs in the bottom of the seventh, Eastern Musketeers Varsity faced just a 8-6 deficit. A groundout by Morgan Martin and a sacrifice fly by Heavner gave Eastern Musketeers Varsity life. The game went final when Anderson struck out.

Hits on the evening: Martin, Heavner, and Campbell 2, B Gilstrap and Worley with 1

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Providence
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8

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Eastern (Pekin)
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