Softball (Girls V)

Pioneer Defeats Resilient Winamac Warriors Varsity

By Bryan Leverenz | May 24, 2023 8:11 AM

Winamac Warriors Varsity fought back after falling down by eight runs in the seventh inning. The comeback fell just short though, in a 12-10 defeat to Pioneer on Tuesday. Winamac Warriors Varsity scored six runs in the failed comeback on a single by Lauren Bruce, a walk by Maggie Smith, a fielder's choice by Makayla Werner, a double by Emma Goodman, and a single by McKenzie Hinz. Winamac Warriors Varsity was right in it until Pioneer singled in the fifth inning. In the first inning, Winamac Warriors Varsity got their offense started. Brody Goodman singled on a 2-0 count, scoring two runs. In the top of the fourth inning, Pioneer tied things up at two when Ava Beasy singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run. Winamac Warriors Varsity put up six runs in the seventh inning. The offensive onslaught by Winamac Warriors Varsity was led by Bruce, Smith, Werner, Goodman, and Hinz, who all drove in runs. Pioneer scored five runs in the seventh inning. Kamryn Newby, Beasy, Casey Webb, Olivia Fisher, and Emma Sells all contributed in the big inning with RBIs. Crystabelle Blickenstaff led things off in the pitcher's circle for Pioneer. The pitcher went one and one-third innings, allowing two runs on three hits and striking out one. Hinz was in the pitcher's circle for Winamac Warriors Varsity. Hinz allowed 17 hits and 12 runs over seven innings, striking out two and walking one. Winamac Warriors Varsity collected 12 hits on the day. Goodman, Corrin Combs, Hinz, and Goodman each managed multiple hits for Winamac Warriors Varsity. Goodman, Hinz, Combs, and Goodman all had two hits to lead Winamac Warriors Varsity. Pioneer totaled 17 hits. Webb, Beasy, Newby, Blickenstaff, and Kylie Attinger all managed multiple hits for Pioneer. "Powered by Narrative Science and GameChanger Media. Copyright 2023. All rights reserved."

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