Plano West Nabs Win Over Grand Prairie Despite Early 4-Run Inning

3/4/2022 9:57 am

Despite allowing four runs in the first inning, the Wolves defeated the Grand Prairie Gophers 8-5 in their first game on Friday. The big inning for the Gophers came on two singles, a walk, and an error. But the Wolves roared back and pulled away for good with five runs in the second inning.


Junior Adayah Wallace started the scoring for the Wolves in the first inning. She walked, then stole two bases, and ultimately scored on a passed ball. Junior Brooke Hilton drove in the second run of the inning. But it was the second inning when Plano West charged back, including an RBI single by Hilton on a 2-2 count that drove in two runs.


Freshman Kaaya Mehta took the win for the Wolves in the circle, going two innings. Sophomore MC Pollacia threw three strong innings in relief, striking out six and only walking one.


On offense, Hilton went 2 for 3 at the plate to lead the Wolves in hits. Plano West tore up the base paths, with Senior Natalie Morris leading the way with two.


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