Derry Trojans Varsity Softball watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in an 8-2 loss to Deer Lakes on Friday. Deer Lakes scored on a single by Hannah M in the first inning, a home run by Tia G in the first inning, and a single by Shayne C in the second inning.
The Derry Trojans Varsity Softball struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Deer Lakes, giving up eight runs.
Deer Lakes opened up scoring in the first inning. M singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run.
Jenna B was the winning pitcher for Deer Lakes. The hurler allowed five hits and two runs over six and two-thirds innings, striking out seven and walking one.
Maddie Berger took the loss for Derry Trojans Varsity Softball. Berger went seven innings, allowing eight runs on 12 hits, striking out five and walking one.
Deer Lakes mashed two home runs on the day. Keeghan C went deep in the fifth inning. G had a long ball in the first inning.
Berger, Abby Doperak, Sarah Dettling, Izzy DePalma, and Alanna Meloy all had one hit to lead Derry Trojans Varsity Softball.
Deer Lakes saw the ball well today, racking up 12 hits in the game.