Metea Valley and Rissa Bajusz visit Plainfield Central for their first game of the season as they take on the undefeated Wildcats.
Bottom of the first, runner on second. Payton Irwin hits and RBI double to left central that brings in Lauren Blaskey. Wildcats up 1-0.
Next batter, MeKena O’Donnel hits a roller to left, bringing in Irwin, Plainfield Central doubles their lead 2-0 at the end of the first.
Top of the second and bases are loaded. Rissa Bajusz connects for a shot up the middle, bringing in Cassie Kennedy and Morgan Bond to tie the game at 2s.
Next batter up, Libby Eichenberger hits a deep shot to left, bringing in Nicole Orloff and Bajusz, Metea leads 5-2 hearding to the bottom of the 2nd.
Runner on second in the bottom of the second. Anna Cambell grounds a base hit to left to drive in a run, Plainfield down 2.
Same inning, 2 runners on, Lauren Blaskey rockets a three run homer to left central, Plainfield now leading by 1.
Still the bottom of the second, Lindsey Bouska hits a sac fly to bring in Payton Irwin, Plainfield Central now up 7-5 at the end of the second.
Same score at the top of the 4th, Cassie Kennedy lays downa bunt and beats the throw. Meanwhile Emily Finger scores from third, mustangs trailing by 1.
Still the top of the fourth, runners in the corners, Morgan Bond hits a roller to left bringing in Madi Pfeiffer. Cassie Kennedy advances to second but gets caught too far off the base and ends the inning. Tied at 7s going to the bottom of the 4th.
Still tied in the top of the fifth. Runners at 2 and 3, Emily Fingers hits a deep shot to left bringing in a pair of runs and the mustangs take the lead once more.
Metea now leading 10-8 in the top of the 6ths with runners again at 2 and 3, Emily Finger really connecting today, another 2 run double to left central helping Metea to their first win in their first game of the season 12-10.