Summer Scherder

No. 3 Summer Scherder is lethal at bat and on the pitcher’s mound. Here she grounds one out to center field. Photo by Stan Schwartz

BOWLING GREEN—The Bowling Green LadyCats Varsity had no trouble on offense Thursday, winning big over the Van-Far Indians 11-5.

At the bottom of the first inning, the LadyCats were behind 2-0, leaving two runners on base when the inning closed.

The LadyCats captured the lead in the second inning. No. 5 Grace Dameron singled on the first pitch at bat, scoring one run.

The Indians left two runners on base at the top of the second inning.

Bowling Green then took the lead for good with two runs in the third inning. In the third, No. 25,Aleece Walker, doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run and Tanner Turner singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.

The LadyCats put up four runs in the sixth inning. Varsity batters contributing to the big inning included No. 10 Grace Deters, No. 3 Summer Scherder, and No. 23 Kennedy Grimsley, who each had RBIs in the inning.

Scherder earned the win for Bowling Green. She surrendered five runs on nine hits over seven innings, striking out 11 and walking zero.

No. 10 Devyn Keller, took the loss for Van-Far. She surrendered 11 runs on 17 hits over six innings, striking out four.

Bowling Green LadyCats Varsity collected 17 hits. Deters, Grimsley, Dameron, Scherder, and Turner all managed multiple hits for Bowling Green. Deters went 4-for-4 at the plate to lead Bowling Green in hits. Madeline Norton led the LadyCats with two stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with seven stolen bases.

The Indians totaled nine hits in the game. No. 21 and No. 23 all collected multiple hits for Van-Far. Van-Far didn’t commit a single error in the field. No. 23 had eight chances in the field, the most on the team.


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