Friday, September 15, 2017
Hillgrove High School
Allatoona High School
Hillgrove Varsity Loses Lead Early In Defeat
Hillgrove Varsity watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 4-0 loss to Allatoona on Friday. Allatoona took the lead on a home run in the first inning.
Allatoona took an early lead in the first inning. Nicolle Nysted homered on the first pitch of the at bat in the first inning, scoring two runs.
One bright spot for Hillgrove Varsity was a single by Savannah Stewart in the first inning.
Melanie Bennett earned the win for Allatoona. She threw seven innings, allowing zero runs, two hits, striking out seven, and walking zero. Gracie Hogg took the loss for Hillgrove Varsity. She went six innings, surrendering four runs, eight hits, and striking out two.
Eryn Render and Stewart all had one hit to lead Hillgrove Varsity.
Nysted led Allatoona with two runs batted in. She went 1-for-3 on the day