WA Softball vs McMichael (4/20/12)
April 21, 2012By Theresa Bell of Western Alamance High School
At Elon (WMS), Sydney Brooks belted a grand slam in an explosive seven-run second inning and later delivered a two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the fifth inning as the Lady Warriors defeated visiting McMichael 12-1 in a Mid-State 3-A Conference game. Friday's win improves WA's overall record to 16-2, and 11-1 in conference play.
Kendall McKinney (3-for-4, double, triple, 1 RBI), Peyton Hyler (2-for-3, 2 doubles, 2 runs) and Jessica Griffin (double, 1 RBI, 1 run) added to the offense for the Lady Warriors.
Also contributing offensively for the Lady Warriors: Madison Bell 1-3. 1 RBI, 1 run; Kelsey Akers 2-4. 2 runs; Kelsey Rice 1-3, 1 RBI; Merritt Wilkinson 1-3, 1 RBI.
WA collected a total of 13 team hits.
Jessica Griffin picked up the win on the mound, striking out 4 batters. Kendall McKinney picked up the save with her first appearance on the mound for WA this season.
JV Score: WA 3, McMichael 2 (JV record 11-5, 7-3)