Girls Junior Varsity Softball, Varsity Softball · Eastern High School (Pekin) Varsity Softball falls to Brownstown 15-5


Thursday, April 7, 2016

5:00 PM

Brownstown
AWAY
15

Eastern High School (Pekin)
HOME
5

Game Recap

Despite Katie Quillen’s 2-2 performance at the plate on Thursday, Eastern Musketeers Varsity took a 15-5 loss at the hands of Brownstown Central.

Brownstown Central stayed on top until the final out after taking the lead in the first, scoring three runs on a two-run double by R Robinson.

Brownstown Central piled on three more runs in the top of the second. The inning looked promising, as K Gray singled, bringing home B Wyman to kick things off.

Eastern Musketeers Varsity scored one run in the bottom of the second to cut its deficit to five. An RBI single by Becca Gilstrap set off Eastern Musketeers Varsity rally. Finally, J Bryant induced an inning-ending strike out from Dallas Roberts.

Three runs in the bottom of the fourth helped Eastern Musketeers Varsity close its deficit to 8-4. An RBI triple by Gilstrap, a groundout by Sam Gilstrap, and an RBI single by Morgan Martin gave Eastern Musketeers Varsity life. The Eastern Musketeers Varsity threat came to an end when Bryant finally got Laken Heavner to ground out.

A one-run fifth inning helped bring Eastern Musketeers Varsity within five. A solo home run by Quillen fueled Eastern Musketeers Varsity’s comeback. Finally, Bryant got Gilstrap to strike out to end the threat.

Brownstown Central increased its lead with five runs in the sixth. L Scott kicked things off with a double, scoring T Garland. That was followed up by K Gray’s two-run home run, bringing home L Scott.

Box Scores

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Brownstown
3

3

2

2

5

15

17

1

Eastern (Pekin)

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3

1

5

9

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