Plano West Victorious Over McKinney in Season Opener

2/14/2022 11:59 pm

In their 2022 season opener, Sophomore Carra Cleaves didn't feel much like getting out on Tuesday, tallying four hits and leading the Wolves to a 11-5 win over McKinney High. Cleaves singled in the third, doubled in the fourth, and then swung for two more doubles in the seventh as the Wolves batted around.


The Wolves allowed McKinney to score three runs in the seventh, but it was no match for the eleven runs the Wolves had put on the board, including seven in the last inning. The offensive onslaught by Plano West was led by Seniors Catie Kim, Jamie Cendana, Izzy Artnak; Junior Brooke Hilton; and Cleaves who each had RBIs in the inning.


In the circle, Cleaves took the win for Plano West. Cleaves lasted five innings, allowing four hits and two runs while striking out four. Freshman Marlee Flanigan threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen. The pitcher for McKinney went six and two-thirds innings, allowing eleven runs on ten hits, striking out five, and walking one.


The Wolves had ten hits in the game. Cleaves, Kim, and Junior Adayah Wallace each managed multiple hits for Plano West. Cleaves led the team with four hits in four at bats.


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