Eaton Rapids Public Schools
Girls Varsity Softball
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Apr 29, 2023
In the first game, the Greyhounds defeated Battle Creek United [Lakeview/Harper Creek/Pennfield] 15-0 on Saturday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Maddy Putnam induced a groundout from A Moran to finish off the game.Greyhounds secured the victory thanks to eight runs in the first inning. The offensive firepower by Greyhounds was led by Putnam, Kayleigh DeShais, Izzy Hoag, Zoe Alvarez, and Cadence McGuirt, who all drove in runs. DeShais was credited with the victory for Greyhounds. The pitcher surrendered zero runs on two hits over two innings, striking out three and walking zero. Putnam threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. Greyhounds had 13 hits in the game. Mallory Smith, McGuirt, Alvarez, and Putnam each racked up multiple hits for Greyhounds. McGuirt and Smith each managed three hits to lead Greyhounds. Greyhounds didn't commit a single error in the field.
In the second game, Ari Brooks had all the right stuff on Saturday for Greyhounds, allowing zero runs and besting Battle Creek United [Lakeview/Harper Creek/Pennfield] by a score of 15-0. Zoe Alvarez collected four hits in four at bats to help lead Greyhounds to victory. Alvarez singled in the first, singled in the first, singled in the third, and singled in the fourth.
Greyhounds opened up scoring in the first inning, when Cadence McGuirt doubled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run. Brooks got the win for Greyhounds. The pitcher lasted four innings, allowing one hit and zero runs while striking out seven and walking one. Greyhounds tallied one home run on the day. Mallory Smith had a dinger in the second inning. Greyhounds tallied 14 hits. Alvarez, Maddy Putnam, Smith, Ella Patrick, and Brooke DePeel all collected multiple hits for Greyhounds. Alvarez led Greyhounds with four hits in four at bats.
The Varsity softball team travels to Fowlerville on Thursday 5/4 before hosting a make-up conference game against Ionia on Friday 5/5. The Greyhound's season record stands at 6-9.