Allison Gray hits for the cycle & Alaira Harrington hits HR
The Berkeley Springs Lady Indians softball team was back in action this past week with a doubleheader at Martinsburg and a home contest with rival Keyser.
On Monday, March 20 the Lady Indians traveled to Martinsburg for a double header with the Lady Bulldogs. The Berkeley Springs bats came ready to play in both games as the Lady Indians rolled to a 16-0 and 19-1 run rule wins.
Leading the way in game one for Berkeley Springs were Alaira Harrington (2 singles, double, homerun, 2 runs and 3 RBI’ s), Emily Schultz (2 singles, double, RBI), Emma Widmeyer (2 singles, double, 3 runs and 3 RBI’s), Allison Gray (single, 3 runs and RBI), Destiny Parsell (single and RBI), Layla Parsell (single, 2 runs and 2 RBI’ s), Justina Vann (run), Emily Malcomb (run), Jayda Thompson (single), Ocean Clatterbuck (2 runs) and Mykenzie Stotler (2 runs).
Schultz got the win in the circle going three innings, striking out six and allowing zero hits.
In game two the Lady Indians kept the bats going as they took the 19-1 win behind Gray who hit for the cycle. Gray had a single, double, triple, homerun, scored 4 runs and had 5 RBI’s.
Contributing offensively for the Lady Indians were Harrington (3 doubles and 2 RBI’ s), Alaina Stevens (RBI), Stotler (run), Schultz (2 singles, double, 3 runs and 3 RBI’s), Marley Heath (2 singles, double, run and 2 RBI’ s), Clatterbuck (2 singles, 2 doubles, 4 runs and 2 RBI’s), Widmeyer (2 singles, double, 2 runs and 2 RBI’s), Thompson (run), Vann (single and run) and Layla Parsell (2 runs).
Harrington got the win in the circle going three innings, scattering two hits, allowing one run and striking out five.
On Wednesday, March 22 the Lady Indians hosted sectional rival Keyser in a key early season softball match up. The first three innings both teams were scoreless. The top of the fourth inning Keyser jumped out to a 3-0 lead. In the bottom of the fourth inning Berkeley Springs cut into the lead with a Harrington run. The fifth inning was scoreless, how- ever the top of the sixth inning proved to be disastrous for the Lady Indians. Keyser’ s offense came alive and exploded for nine runs to push their lead to 12-1. That would stay the final score as Keyser took the win over the Tribe.
Parsell had the only hit for Berkeley Springs. Schultz took the loss going five innings, allowing nine hits, 10 runs and striking out five.
Next up for Berkeley Springs (4-2) is a home double header on Monday, March 27 with Moorefield. On Wednesday, March 29 the Lady Indians will host Mary- land 1A State Champions Allegany at 4:30 p.m. On Thursday, March 30 the Lady Indians will travel to Hedgesville for a 6 p.m. con- test. Then on Friday, March 31 the Lady Indians will travel to Tygarts Valley for double header starting at 4:30 p.m.