By Drew Terhall
GREENVILLE — Rain and chilly or clear and heat, it’s all the time an important day for Girl Wave softball. Within the chilly, damp situations, Greenville received 11-0 over West Carrollton on April 28.
With the principle area at Stebbins Discipline not in nice situation, the groups performed on certainly one of their different fields on the stadium. Head coach Jerrod Newland mentioned shifting to the totally different area was a no brainer.
“Nice determination, area is in nice form and wasn’t a query in any respect. Obtained them up right here and performed a recreation,” Newland mentioned.
It took everybody in this system to assist make the sport attainable. After the late night time and early morning showers, the fields have been left in unhealthy situation. However as soon as the rain stopped, it was full go on getting the fields prepared for the sport.
“A couple of individuals out right here, coaches. My dad was out right here eight within the morning, Denny is right here by 11, Tom’s right here and Mr. Shaffer is out right here in boots mucking it in. We’re all in it collectively for the children to play. Right this moment was an important probability for us to play a league recreation and get a win. Simply excited,” Newland mentioned.
The crew was led by senior Kylie Hamm on the mound as she threw her second no-hitter of the season. She went all 5 innings and had 12 strikeouts unofficially.
“Hamm did an important job on the mound right this moment attacking, attacking, attacking. Simply enjoyable stuff,” Newland mentioned.
The scoring didn’t begin for the Girl Wave till the third inning. Freshman Kendall Cromwell drove in a run to make it 1-0. After loading up the bases, junior Ella McLear cleared the bases with a three-run double to go up 5-0. Hamm then drove in a run and senior Skylar Fletcher drove in two extra to go up 8-0 after the third inning.
Greenville then scratched throughout three extra runs to rise up 11-0. The crew had seven hits within the recreation.
The Girl Wave will head to Tippecanoe on April 29 for a convention recreation at 10:30 a.m. Newland mentioned they’re excited for not solely the Tippecanoe recreation, however excited for April 30 when they are going to know the place they are going to be seeded for the upcoming match.
Greenville is sitting at 15-4 with a 12-1 convention report after this win.
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