Troy Girls Sweep Midd-West On Saturday

Troy Girls Sweep Midd-West On Saturday

By: Chris Manning  /  May 12, 2024

Troy finished the week strong with a sweep of Midd-West in softball action. They won the first game 4-2, then took the second 11-10.

In the first they used three solo homers to pull out the win.

Caitlyn Knapp (1-for-3), Sydnee Bellows (1-for-2), and Marlee Stanton (1-for-3) each had homers with Kali Ayres (1-for-4) scoring a run. Madi Palmer (1-for-4) had an RBI as Olivia Champluvier walked three times.

Lauren Ridall got the win, going five innings with two strikeouts, two runs, two walks, and seven hits.

Champluvier got the save, striking out one in two innings with no walks or hits.

In the second Troy jumped out to an 8-0 lead only to watch them fall behind Midd-West, 10-8. A run in the fourth, then two more in the fifth got them the win.

Palmer (2-for-3) had a double, 2-RBI, and two runs scored as Champluvier (1-for-3) had a home run with 2-RBI and two runs scored.

Knapp (2-for-3) had a double with 2-RBI while Ayres (2-for-3) scored three times. Lauren Reed (2-for-4) had a home run with Ridall (1-for-2) scoring twice.

Amber James (1-for-3) scored, as Bellows (1-for-3) and Stanton each had an RBI.

Three different hurlers saw action in the game for Troy, as Champluvier got the start, going 2 2/3-innings with one strikeouts, five hits, five runs, and one walk.

Ridall went the next four to get the win, with no strikeouts, three hits, five runs, and four walks.

Ayres got the final out of the game, striking out the only batter she faced.