Gettysburg Falls to South Western in high-scoring game

In an action-packed softball game today, South Western triumphed over Gettysburg with a final score of 18-5. South Western’s offense dominated the game, racking up 20 hits and four home runs, while Gettysburg struggled to keep pace.

Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Total
Gettysburg 2 0 3 0 0 5
South Western 1 3 5 9 0 18

South Western’s Kinsley Proepper and Jayda Koontz led the offensive charge with impressive performances. Proepper hit a grand slam and contributed four RBIs, while Koontz hit two home runs and drove in five runs. Riley Crowl and Aubrey Kidd also made significant contributions with multiple doubles and RBIs.

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Despite a valiant effort, Gettysburg’s lineup couldn’t keep up with South Western’s explosive offense. Veronica Paul and Adalyn Smarsh both doubled, with Paul driving in two runs and Smarsh contributing two RBIs as well. Ava Hochard also managed an RBI in the game.

On the pitching side, Gettysburg struggled to contain South Western’s powerful lineup. Danika Kump pitched 2.2 innings, allowing six hits, four runs, and one home run. Megan Musselman replaced Kump on the mound but fared no better, giving up 14 runs on 14 hits, including three home runs, in just two innings.

For South Western, Brooke Thoman started the game, pitching three innings and allowing five runs on five hits, while striking out seven batters. Jayda Koontz took over on the mound and shut down Gettysburg’s offense in the final two innings, allowing only three hits and striking out two.

Featured image: #29 Jayda Koontz and #14 Madi Hershey [Jon Koontz]

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1 year ago

action-packed *softball* game
*Jayda* Koontz

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