The Saline softball group noticed its season come to an finish in heartbreaking trend when Ypsilanti Lincoln scored within the backside of the seventh
for a 2-1 victory over the Hornets within the D1 district championship in Lincoln on Saturday.
The loss ended the Hornets’ season with an total document of 25-13.
The Hornets took the lead within the first when Sydney Hastings was walked to begin the sport. He moved to second on fielder’s selection and scored on Leah Holloway’s single for a 1-Zero lead.
Saline’s offense would shut out the remainder of the best way with its greatest likelihood within the seventh inning when a stroll and Kaleigh McClelland put up two runners with one out. A strikeout and groundout ended the Hornets’ menace.
Izzy Deveau was meting out on the mound permitting simply three hits via the sixth.
Lincoln led off the sixth with a double and the operating again scored on a one-out error to tie the sport at 1-1.
The underside of the seventh noticed Deveau get the primary two batters with a strikeout and a groundout, however the Splitters obtained a two-out triple and a single to make it 2-1.
Deveau struck out 5 and allowed simply 5 hits within the loss.
Holloway led the offense with two hits and one RBI. Hastings, McClelland and Megan Guerard had singles for the Hornets.
Saline reached the ultimate by beating Belleville 17-Zero within the semifinals.
Emily Sweetland had a giant sport with a pair of two-run homers and 4 RBIs for the Hornets.
McClelland had two hits and three RBIs, whereas Guerard had one hit and two RBIs. Hastings added two hits and an RBI, Grace Munn successful and a run scored, Deveau successful and three runs scored, Holloway and Karli Dorr successful every.
Dorr was dominant on the mound with eight strikeouts and permitting one hit.
Pictures by Mike Williamson