Licking Heights Hornets lost the lead late in a 12-11 defeat to Granville on Thursday. With zero outs in the bottom of the fifth #8 grounded out, scoring two runs.
Kaylyn Hopf collected four hits in defeat. Hopf singled in the first, doubled in the first, tripled in the third, and homered in the sixth.
Licking Heights Hornets got things started in the first inning when Destiny Gutridge grounded out, scoring one run.
#8 got the start for Granville. She surrendered 11 runs on ten hits over seven innings, striking out six.
Natalie Denson was in the pitcher’s circle for Licking Heights Hornets. She surrendered nine runs on 13 hits over four innings, striking out four. Evelyn Hays threw two innings out of the bullpen.
Licking Heights Hornets launched one home run on the day. Hopf went yard in the sixth inning.
Licking Heights Hornets racked up ten hits. Hopf, Carly Bennett, and Avery Fuller each managed multiple hits for Licking Heights Hornets. Hopf went 4-for-4 at the plate to lead Licking Heights Hornets in hits.
Granville totaled 14 hits. #4, #16, #8, #55, and #21 each racked up multiple hits for Granville. #4 led Granville with three hits in four at bats.