Eaton Rapids Public Schools
Girls Varsity Softball
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Apr 8, 2023
For the first time in three years, the Greyhound softball team was able to host their own tournament. The past two years were canceled due to the bad weather. Despite a cold start, the Greyhounds finished strong beating Boyne City and Brighton.
In the first game, the Greyhounds could not get past the strong pitching of Marshall losing 10-0. The Greyhounds put together 5 hits including a double from Zoe Alvarez.
In the second game, The base paths were crowded for both offenses in a high-scoring game where the Greyhounds came out on top against Boyne City, 11-6. In the bottom of the third inning, Greyhounds tied things up at six. Izzy Hoag drove in one with a single. Greyhounds pulled away for good with one run in the fourth inning. In the fourth Cadence McGuirt's sac fly scored one run for Greyhounds. The Hounds tallied five runs in the third inning. Maddy Putnam, McGuirt, and Hoag powered the big inning with RBIs. Putnam was the winning pitcher for Greyhounds. The right-hander went five innings, allowing six runs on 11 hits, striking out three and walking one. Ari Brooks threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen. The Hounds socked one home run on the day. Putnam had a four-bagger in the third inning. Greyhounds tallied 12 hits in the game. Hoag, Zoe Alvarez, and Flora Steien all collected multiple hits for Greyhounds. Hoag led the team with three hits in four at-bats. The Greyhounds didn't commit a single error in the field. Alvarez had the most chances in the field with six.
In the third game, the Hounds dominated the Bulldogs from the start, scoring 10 runs in the first four innings. Brighton scored three late to make the score close ending in a 10-6 victory for the Greyhounds. Ari Brooks was the winning pitcher for Greyhounds. Brooks went seven innings, allowing six runs on 13 hits and striking out five. The Greyhounds collected ten hits. Zoe Alvarez, Mallory Smith, and Brooke DePeel all collected multiple hits for Greyhounds.
The Varsity Softball team moves their record to 2-2 on the year.
Both the JV and Varsity softball teams take on Parma Western on Wednesday for a doubleheader. The Varsity team will be on the road and the JV team will host the Panthers. Both games start at 4 pm.