Derry Trojans Varsity Softball fell to Southmoreland HS 7-6 on Wednesday on the final play of the game. The game was tied at six with Southmoreland HS batting in the bottom of the eighth when Amarah McCutcheon singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run.
Derry Trojans Varsity Softball collected 11 hits and Southmoreland HS had 14 in the high-scoring affair.
Derry Trojans Varsity Softball got on the board in the first inning when Izzy DePalma singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run. The sophomore catcher threw 1 girl out in 2 chances and no passed balls.
In the bottom of the sixth inning, Southmoreland HS tied things up at six. Emily Eutsey singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.
Southmoreland HS scored three runs in the sixth inning. Jess Mathery, McCutcheon, and Eutsey all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Mathery earned the win for Southmoreland HS. The ace lasted seven and a third innings, allowing five hits and two runs while striking out ten.
Maddie Berger took the loss for Derry Trojans Varsity Softball. The righty surrendered six runs on 12 hits over five and two-thirds innings, striking out one.
Brynn Charnesky started the game for Southmoreland HS. Charnesky lasted two-thirds of an inning, allowing six hits and four runs while striking out two and walking zero
Derry Trojans Varsity Softball socked one home run on the day. Carissa Bateman had a dinger in the first inning.
Derry Trojans Varsity Softball totaled 11 hits in the game. Bateman, Abby Doperak, Sarah Dettling, and Berger all had multiple hits for Derry Trojans Varsity Softball. Bateman led Derry Trojans Varsity Softball with three hits in four at bats. Derry Trojans Varsity Softball stole six bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Doperak led the way with two. Derry Trojans Varsity Softball didn’t commit a single error in the field. Alexis Jellison had seven chances in the field, the most on the team.
Southmoreland HS tallied 14 hits on the day. McCutcheon, Eutsey , Charnesky, and Mathery all managed multiple hits for Southmoreland HS. McCutcheon went 4-for-4 at the plate to lead Southmoreland HS in hits. Southmoreland HS didn’t commit a single error in the field. Bethany Stratten had the most chances in the field with 13.