Shorecrest Scots win battle for first place with Shorewood softball Saturday

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Shorecrest and Shorewood softball teams
Photo by Chris Stuvek

Varsity softball
Saturday 4-7-18
Shorecrest 9 - Shorewood 7

Shorecrest varsity took on Shorewood Saturday afternoon and won 9 - 7 in a highly competitive game.

It was a very blustery day with sporadic rain showers, forcing an unscheduled 20 minute break to allow a nasty windy gust with rain go through before play could resume.

Shorecrest head coach Mike "Oly" Olsen said, "It was tough to pitch the ball due to the wetness of the ball, however both pitchers Allie Leicester and Bonnie Paulson did a heck of a job battling.

Allison Namba hit a double for the T-Birds
Photo by Chris Stuvek

Olsen said, "We pitched to Allison Namba very carefully but she still hit a double. Mia Battle hit two big singles for the T-Birds as well.

"But, we had timely hitting which finally led to the victory."

Narissa McDuffie got two hits for Shorecrest
Photo by Chris Stuvek

Shorecrest collected 11 hits in its 9-7 win over Shorewood. The Scots scored 4 runs in the 4th with a home run by freshman Kaine Marcinkowski and a double by senior Shaylee Scott.

Kaine's home run pumped some adrenaline into the Scots. Shaylee Scott led the team with three big hits along with three RBI's, as well as Kat Houghtaling-Wheeler with two hits and two RBI's. Both Narissa McDuffie and Destiny Houghtaling chipped in two hits as well.

Allie Leicester earned the win for the Scots
Photo by Chris Stuvek
 
Allie Leicester earned the win for Shorecrest on the mound. She allowed 7 hits and struck out 5.


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