Kyleigh Waugh and Angela Kahoe combined for the win in the pitcher’s circle, and the Patriots tallied 15 hits in a 15-3 non-conference rout of Hereford, on April 30th. Emma Ritter, Waugh, Sarah Spaeth, Jules Donnelly, and Alyssa Ryerson had multiple hits. Waugh and Ritter each collected three hits and Donnelly cleared the fence with a home run. Meg Sheehan walked twice and stole 4 bases. The Patriots had no errors while Sheehan had 6 chances in the field. The Pats did not fair as in their next game, losing to Bel Air, 7-1, on May 1, but bounced back for a huge win over highly ranked Eastern Tech, winning 10-7 on May 3rd. Waugh was in the circle once again, tossing 7 innings for the win, giving up 6 hits and collecting 4 strikeouts. JC was down 7-5 in the top of the 7th when Ritter started the inning with a walk. Donnelly homered to tie the score. Waugh then doubled and was sacrificed to third by Ryerson. Kate Gromacki reached on a fielders choice. Katie Levey then tripled to right field to drive in 2 more runs. Levey then scored on a wild pitch. Sheehan was 2-for-4 with a double, Ritter was 3-for-4 with a home run, and Donnelly 2-for-4. Waugh held Eastern Tech in the 7th. Ritter had a spectacular defensive catch in the second inning diving over the center field fence. The Patriots now prepare to defend their IAAM A Conference Title next week in the semifinals at McDonogh at 4:30 pm.
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