Piper Pirates Varsity ran off with the lead late in the game in a 17-7 victory over Tonganoxie on Tuesday. The game was tied at seven with Piper Pirates Varsity batting in the bottom of the fifth when Gabriella Salazar doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.
Piper Pirates Varsity earned the victory despite allowing Tonganoxie to score four runs in the third inning. Tonganoxie big bats were led by #29 and #17, all driving in runs in the inning.
Tonganoxie opened up scoring in the first inning. #31 doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
Piper Pirates Varsity scored nine runs in the sixth inning. The offensive firepower by Piper Pirates Varsity was led by Emma Moppin, Breanna Miller, Alyssa McClanahan, Reagan Wiehe, Sage Grann, and Kaia Cordill, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
McClanahan was the winning pitcher for Piper Pirates Varsity. The pitcher went two innings, allowing zero runs on one hit, striking out three and walking one.
#31 took the loss for Tonganoxie. undefined went three and two-thirds innings, allowing 16 runs on 17 hits, striking out three and walking one.
Shalom Searcy started the game for Piper Pirates Varsity. Searcy went four innings, allowing seven runs on six hits and striking out one #12 started the game for Tonganoxie. The hurler went one and two-thirds innings, allowing one run on three hits, striking out two and walking one
Piper Pirates Varsity launched one home run on the day. Miller went yard in the fifth inning.
Piper Pirates Varsity racked up 20 hits on the day. Grann, Kaitlyn Bradbury, Moppin, Wiehe, McClanahan, and Kylie Brockman each had multiple hits for Piper Pirates Varsity.
Grann led Piper Pirates Varsity with five hits in five at bats.
#31 went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Tonganoxie in hits.
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