By Drew Terhall
GREENVILLE — It was a fast one at Stebbins Discipline on April 26. The Girl Wave softball workforce defeated Butler, 5-2, the place each groups mixed for 5 hits within the sport.
Head coach Jerrod Newland stated it was a enjoyable sport that featured nice gamers making some nice performs.
“Quick sport, crisp sport. We put a number of in play, they (Butler) made lots of performs too. It was a very good, scratch free sport. Luckily, we got here out with the win,” Newland stated.
Greenville began the scoring with two runs within the backside of the primary inning. Freshman Kendall Cromwell scored on a wild pitch to go up 1-0. Senior Ashlyn Zimmer drove in one other run on a sacrifice fly.
Then within the third, Greenville prolonged their lead as Cromwell drove in senior Skylar Fletcher. Within the fifth with two outs, Cromwell once more drove in Fletcher. Sophomore Zoey Burns then had a RBI single to go up 5-0.
It wasn’t probably the most flashy show of offense, however the Girl Wave discovered methods to place runs on the board. Newland stated with not lots of errors being made, the workforce needed to work to get their runs.
“All people made each play on the market, each methods. There wasn’t too many free issues on the market. We manufactured three of our 5 runs,” Newland stated.
The Girl Wave didn’t have an error within the sport. Butler scored two runs within the sixth on a sacrifice groundout and a wild pitch. Newland stated the workforce is getting there defensively and made lots of good performs on the sphere, however he desires the workforce to chop down on the walks.
“We are able to’t stroll individuals although. I simply yelled at everyone on the market, the final 4 video games we’ve walked 9 children and eight of them scored. We acquired to start out attacking extra,” Newland stated.
Burns pitched all seven innings and allowed two hits with six strikeouts and a stroll. She additionally had two hits within the sport. Fletcher had the workforce’s different hit.
The Girl Wave at the moment are 13-4 with a 10-1 convention report. They may journey to Xenia on April 27 for a 5 p.m. first pitch. They may then host West Carrollton on April 28 at 5 p.m.. On April 29, they may journey to Tippecanoe for a ten:30 a.m. first pitch.
Contact Each day Advocate sports activities editor Drew Terhall at [email protected]west.com