Hanahan Hawkettes Varsity watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 7-1 loss to Battery creek on Friday. Battery creek scored on a sacrifice fly by Doray in the first inning and a double by Hill in the second inning.
The Hanahan Hawkettes Varsity struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Battery creek, giving up seven runs.
Battery creek got things moving in the first inning, when Doray’s sac fly scored one run for Battery creek.
Battery creek scored three runs in the fourth inning. Hill and Crosby powered the big inning with RBIs.
Ortiz was the winning pitcher for Battery creek. She surrendered one run on two hits over seven innings, striking out eight and walking one.
Golden Thrower took the loss for Hanahan Hawkettes Varsity. She surrendered five runs on six hits over three and a third innings, striking out one and walking one.
Battery creek tallied two home runs on the day. Crosby had a homer in the fourth inning. Hill had a long ball in the fourth inning.
Ashlyn Cribb and Jillian Courtney all had one hit to lead Hanahan Hawkettes Varsity.
Battery creek tallied nine hits. Hill and Gee each collected multiple hits for Battery creek. Hill led Battery creek with four hits in four at bats.