INDIANAPOLIS — The Mt. Vernon softball workforce erupted for 18 hits on Monday evening en path to a decisive 22-1 five-inning, run-rule victory over host Pike.
The visiting Marauders wasted little time in Indianapolis, constructing an 8-0 lead after the highest of the primary inning.
Up 8-1 after the primary body, the Marauders scored three or extra runs in every of the subsequent 4 innings to even their season report to 1-1.
Mt. Vernon was coming off an 8-5 loss to Zionsville at residence on March 30.
The Marauders rapidly put the season-opening setback behind them with seven extra-base hits, together with a solo residence run by Hannah Baldwin within the second inning.
Easton Wampler led the Marauders on the plate, going 3-for-5 with 5 RBI and two runs scored. She related for a double and a triple.
As a workforce, Mt. Vernon had three doubles and a trio of triples.
Mia Robbins and Macey Cox each completed 2-for-3 with two RBI. Maddison Taylor was 2-for-3 with three RBI, two runs scored and a triple. Cox added the Marauders’ different triple.
Molly Buck (1-for-4) and Karlee Franklin (1-for-1 with two RBI) each had doubles.
Drew Fithian went 2-for-2 with an RBI, Shelby Rakosky was 1-for-1 with an RBI, Hannah Baldwin completed 1-for-1 with two runs, two walks and an RBI. Haley Kissee added an RBI.
The Marauders labored Pike pitching for six walks general with solely two strikeouts.
Cox, Kissee and Riley Hasseld (1-for-3, two runs) every recorded a stolen base apiece.
Buck picked up the win, pitching 5.0 innings with one stroll and 11 strikeouts.
Cougars fall to Wapahani
The Greenfield-Central baseball workforce dedicated 5 errors which led to eight unearned runs for host Wapahani on Monday evening.
The fielding miscues resulted in an eventual 12-2 loss for the Cougars, who dropped to 1-1 on the season after the six-inning, run-rule defeat.
Senior Carson Gibson completed 2-for-4 with a stolen base for the Cougars, whereas Parker Stanley went 2-for-3. Austin Oden went 1-for-1 with a double and two RBI.
Gavin Atwood was 1-for-3 and Joey Roland went 1-for-3 with a stolen base. The Cougars two runs have been scored by Kalob Martin and Nick Grandstaff.