Alissa West would not be denied at the plate on Wednesday, picking up four hits and leading Licking Heights Hornets to a 24-9 win over Bloom Carroll . West singled in the first, singled in the third, singled in the fifth, and singled in the fifth.
The base paths were crowded in this high-scoring game. Licking Heights Hornets collected ten hits and Bloom Carroll had five.
Bloom Carroll opened up scoring in the first inning. #5 hit into a fielder’s choice, scoring one run.
Licking Heights Hornets pulled away for good with four runs in the third inning. In the third a sacrifice bunt by Madelyn Gates scored one run for Licking Heights Hornets, Rylee Kennedy grounded out, scoring one run, Kaylee Vance singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run, and an error scored one run for Licking Heights Hornets.
Licking Heights Hornets scored 14 runs in the fifth inning. West, Vance, Lily Reich, Alli Elliott, Avery Potts, and Gates all contributed in the big inning with RBIs.
Bloom Carroll scored four runs in the sixth inning. Bloom Carroll ‘s big inning was driven by a walk by #8, a groundout by #9, and a fielder’s choice by #20.
Riley Cooper took the win for Licking Heights Hornets. The hurler lasted four innings, allowing three hits and five runs while striking out four. Vance threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.
#17 was in the pitcher’s circle for Bloom Carroll . undefined allowed ten hits and 24 runs over six innings, striking out seven.
Licking Heights Hornets tallied ten hits in the game. West and Vance all managed multiple hits for Licking Heights Hornets. West led Licking Heights Hornets with four hits in four at bats. Licking Heights Hornets tore up the base paths, as four players stole at least two bases. West led the way with four.