In the midst of playing every day this week, the Highland summer team won three of four games on Tuesday and Wednesday with softball enjoying a Southeast Iowa Super Conference victory.
The Huskies faced off with the Columbus Community on Saturday and took six runs in the final two rounds to down the Wildcats 8-4 on the road. Despite six errors defensively, Highland got a contribution from the bat with Sarah Burton going 2-for-4 with one RBI and Mackinze Hora also brought in a run. Grace Batcheller threw a full game handing four runs (one earned) on four hits and striking out five. Columbus ’Lily Coil finished 3-for-5 on the dish with a triple pair. Lily Coil plays all seven frames giving him eight runs (two wins) on six hits and fanning 10 batters. The Huskies got eight balls on the night and couldn’t fight back when they lost 8-3 to the Cardinals. Payton Brun was 2-for-4 in loss and Jessica Kraus threw all seven rounds to give up eight runs (seven pitches) on 11 beats and six strikeouts. The Huskies are currently 6-4 overall and 6-2 in SEISC. Columbus sits at 6-5 and 5-3 in the league.
The Highland baseball team had a non-conference playoff game against HLV on Tuesday and won 7-1. Junior Ethan Paisley was in control all night on a mountain hurling full game three hitters gave up just one run and one walk while striking out nine. He got some help from 10 fouls that Chase Schultz wanted to go 3-for-3 with two RBIs and score a goal. Connor Grinstead and Tyler Thompson each have a single partner. A SEISC crossed matchup against the Cardinals last night saw the Huskies score in each of the first five rounds en route to an 11-3 victory. Kaige Vonnahme was 3-for-4 and Luke Miller smacked a two-run shot. Schultz was a winning pitcher with seven frames from three run balls (one earned) on five hits and eight strokes. Red and white improved to 10-1 overall and 6-1 in the conference.
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