In their 16-0 win over Northside, Karli Weber took the short three-inning win on the mound for the Lady Wolves. We hit the ball solid and played excellent defense, " the coach added. "Our bats, I know every single person in the lineup, they can hit really well". In the top of the first inning, Seton Hall walked in the first run. Makayla Quintana made it home on a passed ball after both she and McKayla Encinias singled.
Hinker went two-for-four with a home run and four RBIs and Conner had two hits with a pair of singles to pace a 10-hit Morningside offensive attack.
Howard replied with one run of their own due to a RBI double, but Drexel just came back with two more runs of their own, increasing their lead by three.
St. Francis battled until the end, scoring two runs in the seventh, but it was not enough as Denhart forced a ground out to put the game away. "I think the (Blue Devils) outfielder had it a little bit in the glove but the ball went off her glove and over the fence". UCHS held East in check in the top of the eighth.
Brooke Miller was charged with the loss for the Lady Cougars.
However, Central opened up its sixth with consecutive singles from Muczynski, Isabella Wilkerson and Sanders to load the bases before Gianna Niemeier drove in a run with a one-out single and Weyh bounced into a fielder's choice to score another run. "We had a really good game (Thursday) against Loudoun County, and that really picked us up", Hutto said. "We've had five games already this week with another one tomorrow night".
Padgett had 6 strikeouts in the circle during the win. The Times No. 3 Kougars pounded No. 8 Highland 15-2 in five innings of Northwest Crossroads Conference play. Tanya Chavez was 3-3 with 1 RBI. Ashlea Lujan and Savannah Sanchez tied it with RBI singles, and Gerdes' RBI single was followed by Kenna Sandoval's RBI triple to make it 4-2 Lady Cards.
Coach Kim Schuette called junior Kayla Bear's diving catch in left center field in the seventh inning of the first game Wednesday against Southeast Missouri the best she has seen on that field.
"Our girls are playing hard with good effort", said Abernathy. "This team is completely on the same page and couple that with the fact that we have had far less injuries than we did last season, and that has been the main reason we have been so much more successful in terms of wins and losses".
Alexus Johnson finished with 2 RBIs for DMA (7-0), who will look to stay unbeaten when they host Red Lion Tuesday at 3:45. Northwood got a 1-0 lead in the fifth after the leadoff hitter reached on an error.
Allison O'Rourke also went 2-for-3 for Amboy. Stiltner had 2 RBIs. Padgett earned the save.
The Bulls (14-22, 6-8 MAC) lost game one 7-3.
The Bulls' next matchup is a home doubleheader against the Canisius Griffins (4-25, 1-3 MAAC) on April 17 with games beginning at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.