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Hamilton starts slow, wins big

Hamilton’s Jorden Taggart winds up for a pitch against Corvallis. Jean Schurman photo.

The Hamilton Broncs began a bit slowly in their game against rival Corvallis. The two teams were tied at the end of the first inning at 2 all. Corvallis took the lead in the third inning when Ashlynn Nixon stepped up and hit a two-strike home run to center field. The momentum continued for Corvallis in the top of the fourth when Maria Hickey hit a long ball to center field for a home run. She also had an RBI as Ciera Jessop scored too.

But the bottom of the fourth was the Bronc’s inning. After a bunt   by Sophia Doyle who got on base, Hayley Hudgins was hit by a pitch and moved to first. The two stole second and third to be in scoring position when Mikayln Brickley hit a double to score Doyle and Hudgins. With the bases loaded, Sky Lopez scored on a wild pitch and Brickley scored on an error. By the time the inning was over, Hamilton had 10 runs in the scorebook. The Broncs scored three more runs in the fifth inning, ending the game on the 10-run rule. Final score, Hamilton 15, Corvallis 5.

Hamilton – Caitlin Dillon 3-1, Tessa Della Silva 4-2, Mallor McGill 3-1, Kelsie Meis 4-2, Abby Johnson 3-0, Sophia Doyle 2-2, Hayley Hudgins 1-0, Sky Lopez 2-0, Mikayln Brickley 3-2. 2B – Mikayln Brickley, Tessa Della Silva, Kelsie Meis. 3B – Tessa Della Silva. RBI – Mikayln Brickley 3, Tessa Della Silva, Alivia Drake, Hayley Hudgins, Mallory McGill, Kelsie Meis.

Corvallis – Maria Hickey 1-1, Raili Paddock 2-0, Ashlynn Nixon 2-1, Sami Knapp 2-0, Kimmerah Wright 3-0, Winter Wise 1-0, Ciera Jessop 1-0, Kayla Fields 3-0, Carla Soto-Guerra 1-0. HR – Hickey, Nixon. RBI – Hickey 2, Paddock, Nixon, Wright.

Corvallis also played the Frenchtown Broncs. Hickey was the pitcher for the Blue Devils. She also had two hits for Corvallis.

Corvallis’ Maria Hickey is congratulated by coach Steve Tintzman as she rounds third base after hitting a home run. Jean Schurman photo

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