Saturday, August 26, 2017
Hillgrove High School
Walnut Grove High School
Hillgrove Varsity defeated Walnut Grove 7-6 on Saturday after taking the lead late in the game. Hillgrove Varsity was down 6-5 in the top of the sixth inning when Rylee Mitchell tripled off of #17, driving in two runs.
Hillgrove Varsity earned the victory despite allowing Walnut Grove to score four runs in the second inning. Walnut Grove’s big inning was driven by a error.
Hillgrove Varsity took an early lead in the second inning. With two outs in the second inning Savannah Stewart drove in one run when she doubled.
In the bottom of the second inning, Walnut Grove tied things up at two.
Gracie Hogg earned the win for Hillgrove Varsity. She pitched three and two-thirds innings, allowing zero runs, three hits, striking out four, and walking one. #17 took the loss for Walnut Grove. She tossed four innings, surrendering four runs, four hits, and striking out two.
Chasiti Wade started the game for Walnut Grove. She threw three innings, allowing three runs, seven hits, and walking zero. Kenley Benton started the game for Hillgrove Varsity. She pitched three innings, allowing six runs, two hits, and striking out two.
Hillgrove Varsity had 11 hits in the game. Stewart, Ryleigh Akery, and Rylee Mitchell each collected multiple hits for Hillgrove Varsity. Stewart led Hillgrove Varsity with three hits in four at bats.