West 10, Chugiak 8
Devonee Troutman led off the bottom of the sixth inning with a solo home run to give West some breathing room Wednesday in a 10-8 Cook Inlet Conference softball win over Chugiak.
West led the entire way and was up 9-3 going into the sixth inning. Chugiak rallied for five runs to make it 9-8, setting the scene for Troutman. The game ended after six innings due to the time limit.
Lauren Syrup struck out 10 batters and walked two for the Eagles. Troutman was 4 for 4 with three RBIs and Ashton Jessee was 3 for 4.
Elle Gray’s two-run homer led Chugiak. She and Julia Matthew both finished with two hits.
East 10, Bartlett 4
Taria Page and Gabby Meyerson scored five of East’s 10 runs Wednesday, sparking the undefeated T-birds’ 10-4 Cook Inlet Conference softball win over Bartlett at Albrecht Fields.
Page scored three times and belted two hits, one a two-run homer. Meyerson was 4 for 4 and scored twice.
Sydney Smith gave up six hits and struck out seven in six innings to help East move to 6-0 in CIC play.
Bartlett, which slipped to 2-4 in the CIC, got a boost offensively from Maribel Torres, who was 2-3.
South 7, Dimond 3
Rachel White struck out nine batters and allowed four hits over six innings Wednesday to power South past Dimond 7-3 in a CIC game at Albrecht Fields.
Lending offensive support were Taylor Lawson, who had two singles, and Dakota Underwood, who drove in three runs, one with an RBI double. The Wolverines improved to 4-2 in league play.
Tara Thompson’s home run led the Dimond attack, which also included two hits by Katie Hanson and one by Whitney Jackson. On the mound, Hanson gave up nine hits and struck out three.
Service 9, Eagle River 2
Sarah Benfield drove in two runs and Allysa Brown delivered three innings of strong relief pitching Wednesday in Service’s 9-2 CIC softball win over Eagle River at Albrecht Fields.
Brown pitched in relief of Keaira Caldarera, the winning pitcher who helped her own cause with two hits. Benfield and Jenessa Davies also had two hits apiece for the Cougars, who finished with 10 hits.
Mikky Dean and Maddie Malott tallied two hits apiece for Eagle River.
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