Poland defeated Boardman 8-7 on Thursday after taking the lead late in the game. The game was tied at six with the Bulldogs batting in the top of the seventh when Ashley Wire singled on a 3-2 count, scoring two runs.
Both pitching staffs had their hands full, frequently dealing with runners on base. Poland collected 12 hits and Boardman had 12.
Boardman captured the lead in the second inning when Wire’s wild pitch allowed two runs to score for Boardman.
Boardman scored three runs in the inning. Alicia Saxton and Lauren Maughn each had RBIs in the big inning.
Wire got the win for Poland. She surrendered seven runs on 12 hits over seven innings, striking out one.
Madison Lester took the loss for the Spartans. She surrendered eight runs on 12 hits over seven innings, striking out ten.
Poland racked up 12 hits. Wire, Jackie Grisdale, and Brooke Bobbey all had multiple hits for Poland Seminary Bulldogs Varsity. Grisdale and Wire each managed three hits to lead the Bulldogs.
Boardman racked up 12 hits in the game. Lester, Maughn, and Saxton all collected multiple hits. Lester went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Boardman in hits.
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