Girls Varsity Softball · Girls Varsity Softball falls to East Canton 12 – 11


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Walkoff Homerun Seals Win For East Canton Hornets Against Sandy Valley Cardinals Varsity
It came down to the last play, but Sandy Valley Cardinals Varsity was on the wrong end of a 12-11 defeat to East Canton Hornets on Saturday. The game was tied at 11 with East Canton Hornets batting in the bottom of the seventh when Mackenzie Kendrick singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
Sandy Valley Cardinals Varsity fell behind by four runs in the fifth inning, but then tried to fight back. Sandy Valley Cardinals Varsity scored ten runs in the failed comeback on a home run by Mandi Williams, a home run by Carrigan Pahanish, a error, a single by Tori Sickafoose, a single by Williams, a error, and a sacrifice fly by Montana Boyer.
East Canton Hornets took an early lead in the first inning. Kendrick doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Sandy Valley Cardinals Varsity notched ten runs in the sixth inning. Sandy Valley Cardinals Varsity batters contributing to the big inning included Williams, Pahanish, Meggie Otte, Sickafoose, Williams, and Arianna Ott, who each had RBIs in the inning.
Marisa Hall earned the victory on the pitcher’s mound for East Canton Hornets. She went seven innings, allowing six runs on six hits, striking out two and walking one.
Otte took the loss for Sandy Valley Cardinals Varsity. She lasted four and a third innings, allowing ten hits and eight runs while striking out two.
Ott started the game for Sandy Valley Cardinals Varsity. She surrendered four runs on seven hits over two innings, striking out one and walking one.
Sandy Valley Cardinals Varsity launched two home runs on the day. Pahanish had a dinger in the sixth inning. Williams went for the long ball in the sixth inning. East Canton Hornets launched two home runs on the day. Harley Mason had a homer in the seventh inning. Katelynn Kennedy went yard in the sixth inning.
Sandy Valley Cardinals Varsity collected eight hits. Sickafoose and Williams all managed multiple hits for Sandy Valley Cardinals Varsity. Williams and Sickafoose each collected two hits to lead Sandy Valley Cardinals Varsity.
East Canton Hornets scattered 17 hits in the game. Kennedy, Kendrick, Lexi Betz, Maddie Harris, and Kaley Steigerwald all collected multiple hits for East Canton Hornets. Kennedy led East Canton Hornets with four hits in four at bats.