East opened the postseason on Monday with a convincing 13-1 win over visiting Springfield. After falling behind 1-0, East scored 13 unanswered runs to win their first tournament game. Rachel Lewis broke open a 2-1 game with a 2-run homerun in the second.
The Hawks plated 8 runs in the bottom of the third to break the game open as Sydney Larson, Madison Beckham, and Emily Sauer had rbi hits in the frame. Emily was perfect at the plate going 3-3 with a triple. Sydney Larson (12-2) picked up the victory allowing 1 earned run and Kelsey Richardson threw 2 innings of shut-out relief.
Batting leaders: Rachel Lewis, HR, 2 rbi; Sydney Larson, 2-3, rbi: Emily Sauer, 3-3, 3B, rbi.
East 23-3 (16-1 GMC) will advance to play Stebbins HS, today, May 11th.
The East at Mason GMC battle was once again rained out on Tuesday night and will be replayed at date to be announced.