It was a tough outing for Woodward-Granger’s softball team as the Hawks (7-9) finished with only one win at the team’s own Varsity Classic.
A slew of teams made the journey to Woodward this past Friday for two days of throws in hits against several teams.
The host Hawks began the day with a showdown versus the Trojans (9-7) of Pleasantville. It proved to be a tough affair for the Hawks who lost 12-2.
Riley Jamison, Hawks starting pitcher, tossed six innings, giving up 12 runs - 8 earned, on 13 hits with two walks and a strikeout.
Teammates Kayley Dresback, left fielder, and Kendra Husmann, first basemen, accounted for the two Hawks’ runs. Each recorded an RBI.
It was a closer game against the Lewis Central Titans (14-5-1). W-G struck first with a run in the first only to see it vanish after the Titans scored four runs in the sixth.
The Hawks scored another two runs in the sixth inning but it would be all they mustered as they fell 4-3.
Jamison got the starting nod where she worked 5 and two thirds innings, giving up four runs (1 earned), on four hits and three walks.
Center fielder Bree Lesch and shortstop Kaycee Major each finished with two hits with Major recording two RBIs and Lesch with two runs scored.
On Saturday, the Hawks’ offense came alive against the Lynx (2-1) of Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln with a 12-0 victory.
It was a run happy first inning when the Hawks scored six runs and then added another six combined runs in the second and third innings.
Miranda Aunspach, Hawks’ second baseman, led all hitters with a 3-for-3 afternoon including a double and three runs scored and 2 RBIs.
Maggi Mallon, Hawks’ catcher, and Dresback tied Aunspach in RBIs with two each. Mallon brought in two runs on a double and Dresback’s single drove in a run.
The Hawk’s final match of the day was against the Perry Jayettes (13-4) who outscored the home team 11-2.