Crestview fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 7-1 loss to Newton Falls on Thursday. Newton Falls scored on a double by Zoe McElrath in the first inning, a home run by Emily Knight in the first inning, and a single by McElrath in the second inning.
Crestview struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Newton Falls, giving up seven runs.
In the first inning, the Tigers got their offense started. Newton Falls scored one run when McElrath doubled.
Sophie Tvaroch was the winning pitcher for Newton Falls. Tvaroch surrendered one run on five hits over seven innings, striking out 15.
Kaedyn Sutton took the loss for Crestview . Sutton went seven innings, allowing seven runs on 11 hits, striking out seven and walking one.
Crestview collected five hits. Sutton and McKenna Schultz all managed multiple hits . Sutton went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Crestview in hits.
The Tigers racked up 11 hits on the day. McElrath, Lexie Drake, Chloe Butler, and Knight each had multiple hits. McElrath led with three hits in four at bats.
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