by BACC Rag staff

PSAL Lady Sting can’t capture shootout, loses 19-11 to Robert F. Kennedy

PSAL Lady Sting fell 19-11 to Robert F. Kennedy in seven innings on Monday at Big Bush Park despite racking up nine hits and 11 runs on Monday March 31st.

Olivia Witting did her best to prevent defeat.

Olivia reached base three times. She scored two runs and had one RBI. She singled in the first and seventh innings.

Robert F. Kennedy had no answer for Olivia, who kept runners off the basepaths in her appearance. Robert F. Kennedy managed just one hit off of the PSAL Lady Sting’s pitcher, who allowed one earned run, walked three and struck out three during her 2 1/3 innings of work.

Home runs for Robert F. Kennedy came when Naomi Garcia homered in the first inning, Gaskin homered in the first inning, and Ashlee Cavanaughhomered in the fourth inning.

The top of the first saw Robert F. Kennedy take an early lead, 4-0. A single by Rosario, plating Diaz started the inning off. Robert F. Kennedy added more runs when Rosario scored on a two-run home run by Gaskin and scored on a solo home run by Naomi.

PSAL Lady Sting quickly matched Robert F. Kennedy’s strong inning with a four-run inning of its own in the first. PSAL Lady Sting scored on a two-run error, a fielder’s choice, and a bases loaded walk by Beatriz Benares.

Robert F. Kennedy piled on eight more runs in the top of the fourth. Camelisse Zorilla started the inning with a triple, scoring Brianna Harris. That was followed up by Mariah Rosario‘s triple, plating Camelisse.

Five runs in the bottom of the fourth helped PSAL Lady Sting close its deficit to 13-9. An RBI single by Claire Bergerson, an RBI single by Emily Costa, a passed ball, and a single by Rakia Islam set off PSAL Lady Sting rally. Robert F. Kennedy added five more runs in the top of the fifth. A bases loaded walk scored Mariah to get Robert F. Kennedy on the board in the inning.

After pushing across two runs in the bottom of the seventh, PSAL Lady Sting faced just a 18-11 deficit. A groundout by Nina Don and an RBI single by Olivia gave PSAL Lady Sting life. The game went final when Claire grounded out to the pitcher .

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