By Staff

            CANTON – It was a good day to be the Canton/Galva softball team on Tuesday as they dominated visiting Hutchinson Trinity in sweeping both ends of the doubleheader, winning game one 12-0 before hammering Trinity 13-3 in game two.

            With the pair of wins the Lady Eagles are now 8-6 on the season.  

            In game one, Canton/Galva put six runs in the scorebook by the end of inning two and then added six more in the fourth to gain the final 12-0 shutout win.

            Julia Allen went 3-for-3 in the game while Jordan Friesen, Adi Alcala, Jayden Orth, and Emerson Hoppes all chipped in with a pair of hits each. Brecken Pearson and Orth both pounded out a double as while Alcala, and Orth each accounted for three runs batted in.

            Friesen worked all five innings on the mound, needing 83 pitches to give up five hits, one walk and strikeout nine in getting the shutout win.

            Trinity surprised the Lady Eagles in game two by putting three runs on the board in the top of the first before Canton/Galva bounced back with a five-run bottom of the first. The Lady Eagles then added a run in the second and five more in the third before closing out the game with two more in the sixth to gain the final 13-3 victory.

            Adi Alcala went 4-for-4 with two runs scored to lead the Lady Eagle bats, while Brecken Pearson and Jayden Orth both went 2-for-3. Canton/Galva pounded out four doubles in the game with Pearson getting a pair and both Orth and Julia Allen hitting one each. Five Lady Eagles combined for seven stolen bases with Emerson Hoppes and Lili Espinoza each stealing two.

            Jordan Friesen needed 74 pitches over six innings to get the win on the mound as she gave up three earned runs, walked one and struck out one.



Scoring: Hutchinson Trinity > 0-0-0-0-0-x-x = 0-5-1;  LADY EAGLES > 1-5-0-6-x-x-x = 12-13-1.

LADY EAGLES HITTING (ab-r-h-rbi-bb): Adi Alcala > 2-3-2-3-2; Brecken Pearson > 3-1-1-0-1; Julia Allen > 3-2-3-2-0; Jayden Orth > 4-1-2-3-0; Emerson Hoppes > 3-0-2-2-1; Cora Schamp > 3-1-0-0-1; Lili Espinoza > 1-1-0-0-2; Jordan Friesen > 2-0-2-0-1; Raegan Hawkinson > 3-1-1-1-0.  Team Totals > 24-12-13-11-8.  2B (2) > B. Pearson, J. Orth – 1.  SB (2) > Brooke Stephan, J. Orth – 1.

LADY EAGLES PITCHING (ip-p-h-r-er-bb-so): Jordan Friesen (W) > 5.0-83-5-0-0-1-9.

Trinity Hitting > 20-0-5-0-1.  Trinity Pitching > 4.0-115-13-12-12-8-5.


Scoring: Hutchinson Trinity > 3-0-0-0-0-0-x = 3-8-2;  LADY EAGLES > 5-1-5-0-0-2-x = 13-13-1.

LADY EAGLES HITTING (ab-r-h-rbi-bb): Jordan Friesen > 3-0-1-0-0; Adi Alcala > 4-2-4-1-0; Brecken Pearson > 3-2-2-2-0; Julia Allen > 3-1-1-0-1; Jayden Orth > 3-1-2-2-0; Emerson Hoppes > 2-1-0-0-1; Lili Espinoza > 2-3-1-0-1; Cora Schamp > 3-0-0-0-0; Raegan Hawkinson > 4-0-2-1-0.  Team Totals > 27-13-13-6-3.  2B (4) > B. Pearson – 2; J. Allen, J. Orth – 1.  SB (7) > E. Hoppes, L. Espinoza – 2; A. Alcala, J. Orth, R. Hawkinson – 1.

LADY EAGLES PITCHING (ip-p-h-r-er-bb-so):  Jordan Friesen > 6.0-74-8-3-3-1-1.

Trinity Hitting > 24-3-8-3-1.  Trinity Pitching > 5.1-97-13-13-11-3-2.

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