This week was a week of destruction by two Ladycat pitchers. On Tuesday Paige Pavlu struck out the first six batters she faced against Bloomington before hitting their leadoff batter in the third. She then struck out two before walking their leadoff hitter with a 3-2 count. Pavlu finished with 9 strikeouts of the game, helping to seal the 22-0 Ladycat win.
Defensively, Ladycat Kerin Cernoch led off being hit by pitch then after two quick outs, Reagan Wick had a single.
After a couple walks with bases loaded, Karsen Lacina cleared the bases with a double to right center field. In the second inning the big blow came with a triple by Kerin Cernoch into left field. Other hits came from Jalyn Montgomery, Paige Pavlu, and Malarie Mican. In the third, Chloe Grifaldo and Reagan Wick had doubles, Skyler Heger and Kerin Cernoch both had singles. The Ladycats had a total of 12 hits and 19 stolen bases. Kerin and Chloe led the way with three hits, while Reagan had two and Malarie, Skylar, Jalyn, Paige, and Karsen had one each.
On Thursday, the Ladycats took on Schulenburg. Reagan dominated from the beginning with two strickouts in the first. Offensively, Kerin led the Ladycats with a double to right center, She later scored after two passed balls. Malarie Mican then walked, stole second, and scored on Skyler’s single. Reagan then had a triple to right field to bring in a run and she then later scored on a sacrifice by Emily Elstner for a 4-0 lead. In the third the Ladycats blew it open, Emily walked and later scored on Paige’s single. Hannah Fisbeck walked, and Jalyn hit a shot off the pitcher’s glove and Hannah was out at second. Camille then doubled and Kerin had a big 3 home run to left field. Skylar, Reagan, Paige, and Hannah had singles. Then Jalyn finished off the game with a double and a 16-0 win.
Kerin scored led the way with three hits while Reagan, Paige, and Hannah each had two. Malarie, Jalyn, and Camille had one each. Skyler led the way with 4 RBIs while Paige and Kerin had three, Jalyn two, and Reagan and Emily one each.