Blythewood fought back after falling down by six runs in the second inning. The comeback fell just short though, in a 12-11 defeat to Dutch Fork on Monday. Blythewood scored nine runs in the failed comeback on a error in the third, a single by Lauren Hardy in the third, a error in the third, a double by Bell Reynolds in the third, a fielder’s choice by Hardy in the sixth, and a double by Haley McCoy in the sixth.
Blythewood put up five runs in the third inning. Kalei Swanier, Hardy, Kailey Shannon, and Reynolds all contributed in the big inning with RBIs.
Beaton was in the pitcher’s circle for Dutch Fork. She lasted seven innings, allowing nine hits and 11 runs while striking out three.
Hardy led things off in the circle for Blythewood. She allowed six runs on two hits. Josie Smythe threw six innings in relief.
Hannah Black went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Blythewood Bengals Varsity in hits.
JV defeated the Silver Foxes 12-0.
June Heitman didn’t allow a single run against Dutch Fork JV, throwing a complete game shutout and leading Blythewood JV to a 12-0 victory on Monday.
Blythewood Bengals JV secured the victory thanks to seven runs in the second inning. The big inning was thanks to a triple by Josie Smythe, a single by Carsyn Hall, by Ashlee Hoile, and a double by Heitman.
Blythewood JV had nine hits in the game. Hoile and Kamila El-Amin each collected multiple hits for Blythewood Bengals JV. El-Amin and Hoile each managed two hits to lead Blythewood Bengals JV. Blythewood JV didn’t commit a single error in the field. El-Amin had the most chances in the field with seven.
Both teams return to action Wednesday at 5:30 and 7:15 in another non-region match-up with Nation Ford High School.