CANFIELD, OH- The South Range Raiders Softball Team defeated Girard 7-6 on Friday thanks to a walk-off double. The Raiders were down 6-5 in the bottom of the ninth inning when Jillian Strecansky doubled on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs, including the game-winner. South Range built a five-run lead in the fourth inning and then held off Girard’s charge. Girard put up six runs in the failed comeback. Lorren Alejars, Alejars, Hanna Jones, and Samantha Dohy picked up RBIs to lead the rally.
South Range got on the board in the second inning when Bree Kohler singled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run. Girard knotted the game up at five in the top of the seventh inning. Jones doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring three runs.
Bree Kohler led the Raiders to victory in the circle. She went nine innings, allowing six runs on nine hits, striking out 15 and walking one. Dohy took the loss for Girard. She allowed 13 hits and seven runs over eight and a third innings, striking out six.
South Range collected 13 hits on the day. Madison Weaver, Bree Kohler, Maddie Helon, and Hope Thomas all collected multiple hits for The Raiders. Madison Weaver led South Range with three hits in four at-bats. Dohy went 3-for-5 at the plate to lead Girard in hits.
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