Waterville-Elysian-Morristown Softball Sweeps Medford
The Class A #2 rated Waterville-Elysian-Morristown Buccaneers remained unbeaten following 12-0 5 inning and 5-3 wins over Medford. Trista Hering threw a two hitter in the first game while the Bucs cranked out 10 hits. Just 3 of the 11 Waterville-Elysian-Morristown batters who stepped to the plate did not get a hit. Delaney Donahue, Allison Reints each had 2 hits and 2 RBI. Makayla Paulson had 3 RBI with a double. Brielle Bartelt, Ellie Ready each had multiple hits.
Hering threw a near perfect 53 pitches with 36 strikes. 3 strikeouts, 2 walks. 14 first pitch strikes to 18 batters faced.
In the second game Medford took a 2-0 lead in the first inning before the Buccaneers plated 3 runs in the third inning. Delaney Donahue was the winning pitcher going the first 3 1/3 innings, allowing 5 hits, 2 earned runs, 2 walks, 1 strikeout. Hering finished the final 3 2/3 innings allowing 1 hit, striking out 1 and walking 1 for the save.
Both teams had 6 hits in the second contest. Ellie Ready was the only person with more than one hit for the Bucs. Brielle Bartelt, Autumn Taylor and Lindsay Condon had RBI for Waterville-Elysian-Morristown.
The Bucs remain undefeated. Their game with St. Clair has been cancelled tomorrow so their next outing is Monday at home against United South Central.