STRUGGLES AT PLATE COST THE EXPRESS

By William

The 18U Lady Express softball team had a rough Saturday as they dropped three straight games to the G2 Heat Llamas, the Wichita Patriots and the Competitive Edge, with the third loss being a no-hitter by the Edge.

Game summaries plus team and individual stats by game changer are as follows:

GAME 1 – vs. G2 Heat Llamas, Saturday, June 27:

The 18U Lady Express gave up four runs in the fifth inning and lost to the G2 Heat Llamas 8-3 in their first game on Saturday.

Jacie Myers was the bright spot for the offense as she got two hits, including a double, while also stealing a base.

Bryanna Ade, Madi Tolle and Brette Doile all worked the mound for the Lady Express.

1          2          3          4          5          6          7          R          H         E

Heat Llamsa    2          0          2          0          4          X          X          8          7          3

18U EXPRESS   0          2          0          0          1          X          X          3          4          4

18U LADY EXPRESS HITTING {AB-R-H-RBI-BB}: Brette Doile 3-1-1-0-0; Jacie Myers 3-0-2-1-0; Cameron Pelzel 3-0-0-0-0; Madi Tolle 2-0-0-0-1; Autumn Fitzgeralds 3-1-0-0-0; Liv Morgan 1-0-0-0-0; Natalie Rolfs 2-1-1-0-0; Brynna Ade 2-0-0-0-0; Kelcy Bergstrom 2-0-0-0-0. TEAM TOTALS: 21-3-4-1-1.

DOUBLES (1): Jacie Myers – 1. STOLEN BASES (3): Autumn Fitzgeralds, Jacie Myers, Natalie Rolfs – 1.

18U LADY EXPRESS PITCHING {IP-P-ST-H-R-ER-SO-BB}: Brynna Ade 4.1-65-44-6-6-2-1-1; Madi Tolle 0.1-16-5-1-2-1-1-2; Brette Doile 0.1-3-2-0-0-0-0-0. TEAM TOTALS: 5.0-84-51-7-8-2-2-3.

GAME 2 – vs. Wichita Patriots, Saturday, June 27:

In their second game on Saturday, the 18U Lady Express gave up two runs in the first and another three in the third in losing to the Wichita Patriots 5-2.

Brette Doile and Brynna Ade had the only two hits by the Lady Express offense with Ade’s being a double.

Doile went the full game on the mound, giving up eight hits, five runs and striking out two while not walking a single batter and throwing 35 strikes on just 56 pitches.

1          2          3          4          5          6          7          R          H         E

18U EXPRESS   0          0          1          1          X          X          X          2          2          1

Patriots           2          0          3          0          X          X          X          5          8          2

18U LADY EXPRESS HITTING {AB-R-H-RBI-BB}: Brette Doile 2-1-1-0-0; Jacie Myers 1-0-0-0-0; Cameron Pelzel 1-0-0-1-1; Madi Tolle 2-0-0-0-0; Autumn Fitzgeralds 2-0-0-0-0; Liv Morgan 0-1-0-0-2; Natalie Rolfs 2-0-0-0-0; Brynna Ade 2-0-1-0-0; Kelcy Bergstrom 2-0-0-0-0. TEAM TOTALS: 14-2-2-1-3.

DOUBLES (1): Brynna Ade – 1.

18U LADY EXPRESS PITCHING {IP-P-ST-H-R-ER-SO-BB}: Brette Doile 3.2-56-35-8-5-5-2-0.

GAME 3 – vs. Competitive Edge, Saturday, June 27:

It was a very rough final game on Saturday for the 18U Lady Express as the Competitive Edge threw them a no-hitter and the Lady Express lost 10-0.

Not only did the Competitive Edge throw a no-hitter, the Lady Express did not even garner a walk while committing three errors on defense.

Brette Doile and Brynna Ade combined to work the mound for the Lady Express and gave up nine hits, eight earned runs and two walks while striking out just one.

1          2          3          4          5          6          7          R          H         E

18U EXPRESS   0          0          0          0          X          X          X          0          0          3

Edge                1          4          3          2          X          X          X          10        9          0

18U LADY EXPRESS HITTING {AB-R-H-RBI-BB}: Brette Doile  2-0-0-0-0; Jacie Myers 2-0-0-0-0; Cameron Pelzel 2-0-0-0-0; Madi Tolle 1-0-0-0-0; Autumn Fitzgeralds 1-0-0-0-0; Liv Morgan 1-0-0-0-0; Natalie Rolfs 1-0-0-0-0; Brynna Ade 1-0-0-0-0; Kelcy Bergstrom 1-0-0-0-0. TEAM TOTALS: 12-0-0-0-0.

18U LADY EXPRESS PITCHING {IP-P-ST-H-R-ER-SO-BB}: Brette Doile 1.2-33-20-6-5-3-1-0; Brynna Ade 1.1-30-18-3-5-5-0-2. TEAM TOTALS: 3.0-63-38-9-10-8-1-2.

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