Tuesday May 7th: Cocalico Eagles Varsity claimed a 12-9 victory on Tuesday, despite a big push by Ephrata in the sixth inning. Ephrata offense in the inning was led by Reinhold, Harting, and Meier, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Both pitching staffs had their hands full, frequently dealing with runners on base. Cocalico Eagles Varsity collected ten hits and Ephrata had eight.
Cocalico Eagles Varsity opened up scoring in the first inning, when an error scored one run for Cocalico Eagles Varsity.
Kylie Armstrong got the start for Cocalico Eagles Varsity. She allowed eight hits and nine runs over seven innings, striking out four and walking one.
Reinhold was in the pitcher’s circle for Ephrata. She lasted two and a third innings, allowing five hits and seven runs while striking out two. Simmons threw three and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Cocalico Eagles Varsity had ten hits in the game. Karlie Heft and Lydia Best all collected multiple hits for Cocalico Eagles Varsity. Best and Heft all had three hits to lead Cocalico Eagles Varsity.
Ephrata collected eight hits on the day. Harting and Simmons each had multiple hits for Ephrata.