Girls Varsity Softball
|South Lyon High School||9|
|Lakeland High School||3|
Grace Walters did the opposing team no favors on Thursday, picking up four hits over five at bats and leading South Lyon Lions Varsity to a 9-3 win over Lakeland. Walters homered in the first, homered in the second, singled in the fourth, and singled in the sixth.
An early lead helped propel South Lyon Lions Varsity to victory. South Lyon Lions Varsity scored on a home run by Walters in the first inning, a single by Madison Seymour in the second inning, and a home run by Walters in the second inning.
In the bottom of the first inning, Lakeland tied things up at one when an error scored one run for Lakeland.
After South Lyon Lions Varsity scored two runs in the top of the fifth, Lakeland answered with two of their own. South Lyon Lions Varsity scored when Riley Bourlier singled on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs. Lakeland then answered when #23 singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run and Riley O’Connell threw a wild pitch allowing one run across the plate for Lakeland.
South Lyon Lions Varsity pulled away for good with three runs in the second inning. In the second Seymour singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run and Walters homered on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Ava Bradshaw was credited with the victory for South Lyon Lions Varsity. Bradshaw lasted four innings, allowing three hits and one run while striking out eight. O’Connell threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen.
#5 was in the pitcher's circle for Lakeland. undefined went three innings, allowing four runs on eight hits, striking out one and walking zero. #56 and #6 entered the game as relief, throwing two and two-thirds innings and one and one-third innings respectively.
South Lyon Lions Varsity smacked two home run on the day. Walters went for the long ball in the first and second innings.
South Lyon Lions Varsity totaled 15 hits in the game. Walters, Ella Vitale, Julia Duncan, Emily Johnson, and Bourlier each racked up multiple hits for South Lyon Lions Varsity. Walters went 4-for-5 at the plate to lead South Lyon Lions Varsity in hits.
Lakeland had eight hits in the game. #12 and #19 all collected multiple hits for Lakeland.