CLIFTON SPRINGS — Alexander softball gained the Midlakes Match crown Saturday beating Lyons 3-1 within the opener after which defeating host Midlakes 20-5 to protect the title.
Within the opener, Samantha Sawyer struck out 13 batters whereas scattering 4 hits giving up a simply an unearned run.
The Trojan offense gave Sawyer the whole lot she would want within the backside of the primary when senior Mikayla Hickey singled dwelling each Madison Boyce and Sawyer.
Within the championship recreation, after a scoreless prime of the primary, junior Courtney Schum led of the underside half with a success, stole second, then scored on a single by junior catcher Neva Saile. The Trojans added 5 extra runs within the second inning highlighted by a two-run double by Saile.
Midlakes rallied within the prime of the third to convey the rating to 6-4 Alexander.
Then within the fourth, the Trojan offense put the sport out of attain, scoring 11 instances sparked by bases clearing triple from Hickey.
For the match, Sawyer pitched 12 innings permitting 11 hits with 16 strikeouts and three walks.
Offensively, Sawyer was 4-for-7 with three runs scored and two RBIs.
Hickey had an ideal day going 5-for-5 with a triple, six RBIs and two runs scored whereas Saile was 3-for-5 with a double, six RBIs and 4 runs scored.
Additionally for Alexander, Madison Boyce was 3-for-6 with 4 runs scored and two RBIs whereas Adeline Kautz was 3-for-5 with a double, 4 stolen bases and three runs scored.
Alexander improved to 5-2 on the season.