Girls Varsity Softball · New Castle Trojans Defeats Knightstown High School in Pitcher’s Duel


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Both teams were strong in the circle Friday, but New Castle Trojans Varsity defeated Knightstown High School 3-1. New Castle Trojans Varsity pitchers allowed just three hits to Knightstown High School.
New Castle Trojans Varsity got things started in the second inning. Chloe Ayres’s sac fly scored one run for New Castle Trojans Varsity.
Knightstown High School knotted the game up at one in the bottom of the third inning. A sacrifice bunt by P Personett scored one run for Knightstown High School.
New Castle Trojans Varsity pulled away for good with one run in the fourth inning. In the fourth Ayers’s sac fly scored one run for New Castle Trojans Varsity.
Madie Harter was the winning pitcher for New Castle Trojans Varsity. She lasted four innings, allowing three hits and one run while striking out nine. Kelsie Patton threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen. Patton recorded the last nine outs to earn the save for New Castle Trojans Varsity.
S Vise took the loss for Knightstown High School. She went seven innings, allowing three runs on four hits and striking out two.
Hannah Essert went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead New Castle Trojans Varsity in hits. New Castle Trojans Varsity was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Dalyia Guffey had the most chances in the field with 15.