The Eagles played hard but ran out of time, losing game two 15-12 to GR Catholic Central. Haily McBride worked hard on the mound against Catholic Central’s tough offense, getting two strikeouts. The Eagles bats got going right away in the first inning with 4 hits that brought in 3 runs. Lily Gaastra and Jenna DeVries both had singles while Lilly Dekker and Megan Hermen both had doubles. Catholic Central fought right back bringing the score to 3-4 at the end of the first. The Eagles defense stepped up going three up, three down in the second and third inning. Going into the 5th inning the score was 6-3. The Eagles rallied and put together 7 hits, bringing in 6 runs. Lilly Dekker, Haily McBride, Jenna DeVries, Annika Smits, Avery Quinn, and Lily Gaastra all had singles while Megan Hermen had a double to center field. Catholic Central pushed right back bringing the score to 15-9. Top of the 6th the Eagles didn’t give up and rallied to score 3 more runs. Unfortunately, the game was called due to light. Getting hits in the 6th were Leah Wynbeek, Jenna DeVries, Avery Quinn, Ella Koetje, and a double by Haily McBride.
Congratulations to our Senior Leah Wynbeek, and her parents John and Mary Wynbeek on Senior night. Thank you for a great 4 years of dedication and hard work to the Eagles softball program! We look forward to having you back for our Alumni game next year!
The Eagles next game is this Saturday, May 18 Away VS East Kentwood at 10:00 AM.