Late Score Costs Plano West Against Lovejoy

2/23/2023 11:52 pm


Plano West stayed in it until the end, but the Lovejoy Leopards pulled away late in an 8-5 victory on Friday. The game was tied at 4 with Lovejoy batting in the top of the fourth; the Leopards scored 2 runs that inning and Plano West never recovered.


Plano West scored 4 runs in the third inning. After Lovejoy scored one run in the top of the fifth, Plano West answered with a run of their own. Freshman Abby Jennings doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring the run. The Wolves' big bats were led by Sophomores Izzy Dunn and Elyse Mikes, and Jennings, all knocking in runs in the inning.


Sophomore Marlee Flanigan took the loss of Plano West in the circle, striking out 3. The Wolves tallied 5 hits in the game. Dunn and Jennings had multiple hits, collected 2 hits each to lead the team at the plate.


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