Winamac softball routs LaCrosse in season opener
BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS
Sports Editor, RTC
Winamac 14, LaCrosse 1 (5 innings, Tuesday): Emma Goodman and Alexis Sheets each homered, and Ella Gearhart went 4 for 4 with four RBIs and two runs scored for the visiting Lady Warriors in a win over LaCrosse in their season opener Tuesday.
Sheets went 3 for 3 with two RBIs, and Emma Goodman went 2 for 3 with 2 RBIs. Samantha Perry had two hits and three RBIs, and Maggie Smith also had two hits. Kaya Campbell and Ella Hague each had a single and an RBI.
Gearhart also pitched a two-hitter with three walks and seven strikeouts.
Winamac scored four runs in the top of the first and never trailed.
Winamac 14, LaCrosse 1 (5 innings)
Winamac 435 11 – 14
LaCrosse 000 01 – 1
WP – Ella Gearhart (5 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 7 K)
2B – Ella Gearhart 2 (WIN), Samantha Perry (WIN)
3B – Ella Gearhart (WIN)
HR – Alexis Sheets (WIN), Emma Goodman (WIN)