POLAND OH- Poland was able to improve to 4-0 on the season by defeating Northeast 8 rival Struthers Wildcats 13-0 in 5 innings on Tuesday.

Poland jumped to an 11-0 lead in the first inning then scored 1 in the second inning and another run in the third inning.  The Bulldogs pounded 13 hits with Mary Brant and Elliana Thompson each adding three hits while Brant collected 3 RBI’s and Thompson notched 2 RBI’s.  Two other players, second baseman Kylee Hudran who doubled and catcher Leanna Boccieri earned two hits each with Hudran having 2 RBI’s and Boccieri one RBI.  Right fielder Meredith Trevis also doubled and collected 2 RBI’s.

Katie McDonald picked up the win over two hitless innings, fanning 5 Wildcat batters.  Morgan Minno took the loss on the mound.  For Struthers Bella Slaina and Ella Bailey had the lone two hits of the evening.

Poland resumes play against Sharpsville on Thursday at the new Bulldog Softball complex at 5:00pm.

*Contributed By John Boccieri