Varsity Softball

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Game Recaps

4-19-2014   Akron Racer's Showcase
Game 9: 4-21-2014  Walsh @ Mentor Lake Catholic

Walsh:  6 runs  11 hits  0 errors
Lake Catholic:  0 runs  1 hit  3 errors

Lilli Piper led of the first with a triple and scored on Julia Mullins rbi ground out.  Taylor Stimson singled followed by a double from Madi McCrady.  With 2 outs Alexandra Drake singled scoring Stimson and McCrady.  3-0 Walsh.

No scoring until the top of the fourth inning when Piper singled and stole second and score when Julia Mullins reached on a fielding error.  McCrady doubled to score Mullins. 5-0 WJ

Piper led off the sixth hitting the first pitch over the right field fence for her third of the season.  Final score Walsh 6, Lake Catholic 0.

Taylor Rahach pitched a complete one hit shutout for her 6 win of the season while striking out 15 Lake Catholic batters.

Game 8  4-19 2014  Akron Racer's Showcase

Walsh vs Central Crossing from Grove City

Walsh: 14 runs  13 hits  0 errors
Central:  5 runs  9 hits  3 errors

With 2 outs in the top of the first inning Taylor Stimson singled, Madi McCrady reached on a fielder's choice, Taylor Rahach reached on a fielder's choice followed by Alexandra Drake's 3 run triple. McKenzi Gerry singled scoring Drake. Jess Harbaugh reached on an error.  Emma Lawson singled driving in Gerry and Harbaugh making the score 6-0.

Stimson and McCrady both walked  to start the second.  Rahach's single loaded the bases.Drake reached on a fielding error allowing Stimson and McCrady to score.  Gerry then reached on another error allowing Rahach and Drake to score.  With two outs Lilli Piper tripled scoring Gerry.  11-0 Warriors.

Central scored two in the fifth  making the score 11-2.

Drake led off the sixth with a walk  With two outs Lawson single followed by a double from Piper scoring Drake.  Julia Mullins singled to drive in Lawson and Piper.  14-2 Walsh.

Central scored three in the bottom of the sixth making the final score Walsh 14,  Central 5.


Game 7:  Walsh  vs Medina Highland

Walsh:  10 runs  9 hits  0 errors
Highland:  0 runs  2 hits  2 errors

In the bottom of the first inning Lilli Piper led off with a solo home run, her second of the season.  With one out, Taylor Stimson walked, moved to second on a wild pitch, followed by 2 batters hit by pitches to load the bases.  With two outs,  McKenzi Gerry walked to score the second run for the Warriors.

Emma Lawson reached first base on an error to open the second.  With one out, Julia Mullins walked, Stimson doubled scoring Lawson. Madi McCrady hit a sacrifice fly scoring Mullins. Taylor Rahach singled scoring Stimson making the score 5-0.

Alexandra Drake led off the third with a single.  Gerry singled putting runners at first and second. With one out Jess Harbaugh singled driving in Drake.  Lawson singled followed by Piper reaching base on a throwing error allowing Harbaugh and Lawson to score.  8-0 WJ.

In the fifth Harbaugh reached on a bunt single.  Then with one out Piper tripled to deep right field scoring Harbaugh, then scored herself on the throw to the infield ending the game due to the ten run after five innings rule.


Game 6:  4-12-14
Walsh vs Elyria

Walsh:  6 runs  8 hits  0 errors

Elyria:   0 runs  2 hits  3 errors

In the top of the first, Lilli Piper singled to right field, stole second, moved to third on an errant throw and scored on Julia Mullins rbi ground out.

Taylor Rahach led off the second with a walk.  Then after two outs, Jessica Harbaugh single to right, followed by an rbi single to center field by Emma Lawson scoring Rahach.  Lilli Piper then hit a 3 run homer over the left field fence scoring Harbaugh and Lawson.

With two out in the top of the seventh Taylor Stimson singled to right and scored on an rbi triple from Laney Jones.

Madi McCrady earned her second win of the season pitching a complete game allowing only 2 hits ( a bunt single and a single) while striking out 7 batters.


Game 5:   4 -12-14
Walsh vs North Canton Hoover

Walsh:  2 runs  8 hits  1 error

Hoover  3 runs  7 hits  0 errors

In the top of the first with one out, Julia Mullins singled to left field.  After the second out, Laney Jones singled to left followed by an rbi single from Taylor Rahach.  Alexandra Drake then singled driving in Jones.  2-0 Walsh. 

Hoover scored a run in the bottom of the second on a walk, a sacrifice bunt and an rbi single to center.
In the bottom of the fifth with one out, Hoover scored two runs on a walk, a single and a two run double.

Game 4:  4-11-14
Walsh vs Austintown Fitch at the Wendy's Invitational Tournament

Walsh:  5 runs  10 hits  0 errors

Fitch:    2 runs    5 hits  0 errors

In the bottom of the first inning Lilli Piper led off with a double to center field..Julia Mullins walked to put runners at first and second.  With one out Laney Jones doubled to left field driving in Piper and Mullins. Taylor Rahach singled followed by Alexandra Drake's ground out that scored Jones.  3-0 Warriors.

Fitch scored one run in the top of the fourth.  3-1 Walsh.

With one out in the bottom of the fourth, Jess Harbaugh singled to short right field followed by Emma Lawson's single to center.  Piper singled to left scoring Harbaugh.  Mullins singled to score Lawson for a 5-1 lead.

Piper was 4/4 on the day with 2 singles, a double and a triple and 2 stolen bases.

Taylor Rahach was 2/3 with a single and a double.

4-10-14 vs Jefferson

Walsh 3 runs 8 hits 0 errors
Jefferson 0 runs 0 hits 0 errors

No scoring until the bottom of the third inning when Emma Lawson led off with a single to left field. Lilli Piper grounded out to the pitcher moving Lawson to second base. Julia Mullins then singled to right field scoring Lawson. 1-0 Warriors.

In the bottom of the sixth Angelina Bobish doubled to center field, moved to third on a wild pitch. Taylor Rahach walked followed by Angelina Drakes' double to deep left field. McKenzi Gerry then singled to drive in courtesy runner for Rahach, Jessie Huth to end the scoring. 3-0 Warriors.

Taylor Rahach pitched a complete game no-hitter for her third win of the season allowing only three walks while striking out 15 of 24 batters faced.


4.9.14 Vs. Hoban

Hoban: 2 runs 3 hits 1 error
Walsh: 12 runs 14 hits 1 error

Lilli Piper led off the bottom of the first inning with a bunt single then moved to second when the ball went out of play. Julia Mullins then put down a sacrifice bunt and reached base on an error moving Piper to third. Angelina Bobish hit a sacrifice fly to left field scoring Piper. With two outs, Taylor Rahach reached base on an error allowing Mullins to score. 2-0 Warriors.

McKenzi Gerry led off the bottom of the second with a bloop single to left field. With one out Emma Lawson doubled to left center scoring Gerry. Piper then tripled to deep right to score Lawson. Mullins then drove in Piper with a squeeze bunt reaching first on a fielder's choice making the score 5-0.

In the top of the third the Knights scored two runs on a single, a triple and an error.

Jessica Harbaugh single to open the bottom of the fourth followed by singles by Lawson and Piper. Mullins then hit into a fielder's choice with Harbaugh being thrown out at the plate leaving the bases loaded. Taylor Stimson walked scoring Lawson, followed by a single by Bobish scoring Piper. Rahach singled to drive in Mullins and Stimson. Gerry then scored Bobish with a sacrifice fly.
Warriors 10 Knights 2

Stimson led off the bottom of the sixth with a solo home run over the right field fence.Bobish singled followed by a walk to Angelina Drake and a single by Gerry to load the bases. Harbaugh singled to score
Bobish to end the game due to the ten run rule. Final score: Walsh 12 Hoban 2.

Rahach got her second win of the season giving up 2 runs (1 earned) on 2 hits, while striking out 10 of the 17 batters she faced.

Madi McCrady came in to relieve Rahach for the final 2 innings of the game. She face 8 batters giving up one hit and striking out one.


4.1.14 at Medina Highland

Walsh Jesuit 5 runs 7 hits 1 error
Medina Highland 3 runs 2 hits 1 error

Highland scored 1 run on no hits in the bottom of the first to take a 1-0 lead

Taylor Rahach led off the second with a triple that bounced off the top of the left field fence and fell back onto the field. She then scored on a wild pitch to tie the game at one.

Julia Mullins led off the third being hit by a pitch. Taylor Stimson singled to left and move to second on an outfield error also allowing Mullins to score. After two outs Alexandra Drake walked, followed by another walk to Allie Stern to load the bases. McKenzi Gerry was hit by a pitch scoring Stimson making it 3-1 Warriors.

The top of the fifth started with a double by Drake who was then sacrificed to third by Stern. Gerry grounded out scoring Drake. Emma Lawson singled to right followed by Piper's second hit of the game.
The third out stalled the rally leaving two runners on base.

In the sixth, Rahach walked. Jess Harbaugh went in as a courtesy runner and scored on Drakes' second double of the game making the score 5-1 Walsh.

In the bottom of the sixth Highland scored two unearned runs making the final score 5-3 Warriors.

Taylor Rahach pitched a complete game allowing 1 earned run on 2 hits while striking out 17 Highland batters.