Wildcats Clinch Decisive Victory Over Warriors in Softball Showdown

GETTYSBURG — The Mechanicsburg Wildcats showcased their prowess in a softball game against the Gettysburg Warriors on Tuesday with a 5-0 shutout win.

Inning 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Wildcats 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 5 5 0
Warriors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

Mechanicsburg scored their first one run in the third inning, added three more in the fifth, and secured another in the sixth. The Warrior’s runs came on five hits with no errors.


Sam Rybackl spearheaded the Wildcats’ pitching efforts with a complete game no-hitter, throwing 104 pitches with a 62.5% strike rate over 7 innings. Rybackl fanned 12 batters and issued three walks.

On the offensive front, Kelsea Harshbarger led Mechanicsburg with two hits and two RBIs. Sam Rybackl contributed a triple, a run scored, and an RBI. Lauren Paul, Bella Demaid, and Kamrie Crowell each added a run to the scoreboard. The Wildcats notchied four stolen bases.

Gettysburg’s Danika Kump, hurled for seven innings, allowing five hits, five runs, and striking out five batters. However, she grappled with control, walking seven Mechanicsburg batters. Gettysburg’s defense faced challenges as well, committing two errors throughout the game.

Gettysburg is 0 for 4 on the season.

Next game: Thursday at Hershey: 4:15 p.m.

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