Lady Irish softball win against Perry Central 20 to 3
A 12-run explosion in the fourth inning spurred St. Patrick Lady Irish to a 20-3 win in five innings over Perry Central on Tuesday.
St. Patrick Lady Irish scored in the fourth on a single by Marissa Hanley, an RBI single by Anna D’Aquilla, a sacrifice fly by Morgan McCrea, an RBI single by Raven Blackwell, a three-run home run by Emma Rae Castanedo, an RBI single by D’Aquilla, and a home run by Olivia Allen.
The teams traded runs for most of the contest, leading to five lead changes in the game.
St. Patrick Lady Irish took the lead in the second inning and held on for the victory. An error scored Anna Grace Castanedo and gave St. Patrick Lady Irish the lead for good.
St. Patrick Lady Irish hit three home runs in the win. Additional home runs for St. Patrick Lady Irish came when Elizabeth Zorich homered in the second inning.
D’Aquilla recorded the win for St. Patrick Lady Irish . She allowed three runs over five innings. She struck out 13, walked none and surrendered four hits.
St. Patrick Lady Irish easily handled Perry Central pitching as seven hitters combined for 15 hits, 16 RBIs and 15 runs scored.
St. Patrick Lady Irish answered Perry Central’s top inning with one run of its own in the first. St. Patrick Lady Irish scored on a sacrifice fly by Castanedo.
St. Patrick Lady Irish went up for the duration of the game after the second inning. Additional runs came from a fielder’s choice, a home run by Zorich, and an RBI single by D’Aquilla.