Congratulations to the 2018 St. Patrick Catholic High School Fast Pitch Softball Team! The Lady Irish (22-7-1) are MHSSA 2A Fast Pitch Softball State Champions, taking home a 7-5 victory over Lake on Friday.
In the first inning, St. Patrick Lady Irish got their offense started. St. Patrick Lady Irish scored two runs when Anna D’Aquilla singled.
Lake knotted the game up at two in the bottom of the first inning, when Olivia Clay singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run.
St. Patrick Lady Irish pulled away for good with four runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth Raylen Blackwell drew a walk, scoring one run, D’Aquilla drew a walk, scoring one run, Chandler Wheeler drew a walk, scoring one run, and Sarah D’Aquilla drew a walk, scoring one run.
Anna D’Aquilla (21-7) pitched St. Patrick Lady Irish to victory. She surrendered five runs on six hits over seven innings, striking out six and walking one.
Taylor Duncan took the loss for Lake. She allowed eight hits and six runs over six and two-thirds innings, striking out five.
St. Patrick Lady Irish racked up eight hits in the game. Anna Grace Castanedo and Raven Blackwell each had multiple hits for St. Patrick Lady Irish . Castanedo led St. Patrick Lady Irish with three hits in four at bats.
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