East scored in every inning except the 4th as they defeated the Cardinals 13-3 on Wednesday. The Hawks scored twice in the first as Cassidy Hudson doubled to start the game and came home on Sydney Larson’s rbi single. Sydney scored on Abby Beckham’s triple for a 2-0 lead after one.
East scored 5 times in the second with rbi hits from Sydney Larson and Regan Butikofer. Emily Sauer and Sydney Larson were both perfect at the plate going 2-2 and 3-3 respectively. Sydney Larson (3-0) picked up the win throwing three scoreless innings while giving up two hits and striking out 4
Batting Leaders: Cassidy Hudson, 2-3, double; Sydney Larson, 3-3, 2 doubles, 4 rbi; Abby Beckham, 2-3, 3B, 2 rbi; Regan Butikofer, 3-4, 2 rbi; Emily Sauer, 2-2, double, rbi; Record: 7-0 (GMC 6-0)
The Hawks travelled to Lakota West on Thursday and dropped their first game on the season by a score of 6-1. East outhit the Firebirds 7 to 5 but couldn’t get a key hit leaving 2 runners on base in the 1st and 5th innings and leaving the bases loaded in the 6th.
Abby Beckham and Corrine Haverland had two hits each and Ali Lewis had the only rbi with a double. Sydney Larson (3-1) went the distance in the loss. She struck out 10 in six innings and only allowed 5 hits.
Batting Leaders: Abby Beckham, 2-4; Corrine Haverland, 2-3, double; Ali Lewis, double, rbi; Record: 7-1 (GMC 6-1)
Next up a big GMC showdown looms TODAY, Friday at Mason. The Hawks will also play twice on Saturday at the Troy Invite.