Wolves Slide Into Blow Out Win over Weatherford HS
3/5/2022 10:24 am
Plano West took game 1 of their Turf Wars tournament day on Saturday in 9-2 blow out. The Wolves jumped out in the first as visitors, putting three runs on the board.
The Wolves took to the short game to get the offense started in the first. Junior Adayah Wallace successfully bunted in her first at bat and then sped from first to third on a passed ball. Senior Catie Kim immediately followed with another bunt single, scoring the wing-footed Wallace. In the same inning, Freshman Kaaya Mehta drove an RBI single to score Freshman Elyse Mikes, who had singled ahead of her. Plano West never lost the lead. More runs crossed the plate in the second, third, fifth and seventh innings.
Sophomore Carra Cleaves led the Wolves to victory on the rubber. The pitcher allowed three hits and one run over five and a third innings, striking out two. Sophomore MC Pollacia threw one and a third innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Plano West launched two home runs on the day. Mikes had a dinger in the fifth inning. Junior Brooke Hilton launched one over in the seventh. The Wolves tallied a total of 11 hits for the game. Mehta, Mikes, Hilton, and Wallace each had two hits leading the charge for the team. Int he field, Plano West was sure-handed, playing a clean game with no errors.
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