Four hits from Arielle Brown paved the way to victory for Big Walnut Eagles Varsity over Franklin Heights 11-1 on Wednesday. Brown doubled in the first, singled in the second, singled in the fifth, and singled in the sixth.
Franklin Heights got on the board in the first inning. K Hopper hit into a fielder’s choice, scoring one run.
Big Walnut Eagles Varsity evened things up at one in the bottom of the first inning. Big Walnut Eagles Varsity scored one run when Abigail Weiss singled.
Big Walnut Eagles Varsity pulled away for good with four runs in the second inning. In the second Janel Hayes singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run, Brown singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run, and Cassady Joseph singled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.
Weiss took the win for Big Walnut Eagles Varsity. The righty lasted six innings, allowing four hits and one run while striking out six and walking zero.
Hopper took the loss for Franklin Heights. The pitcher surrendered 11 runs on 20 hits over five and a third innings, striking out one and walking zero.
Big Walnut Eagles Varsity racked up 20 hits in the game. Brown, Joseph, Jordan Walters, Hayes, and Weiss all managed multiple hits for Big Walnut Eagles Varsity. Brown went 4-for-5 at the plate to lead Big Walnut Eagles Varsity in hits.