Keeping Errors To A Minimum, OVHS Escapes Monrovia With One-Run Win
Led by sophomores Jennifer Morgan and Grace Terrell and junior Madison Summerlot, the Owen Valley Lady Patriots picked up a confidence boosting varsity softball win Wednesday night over host Monrovia, 5-4.
“The girls played a great game,” OV head coach Jamie Summerlot said. “They came out swinging the bat and ran the bases aggressively. We had minimal errors and never got down mentally. I am very happy with the team’s performance tonight.”
Morgan finished the night with two hits, two runs and an RBI, while Terrell had two hits, one run and one RBI. Madison Summerlot finished with just one hit, but made it count, hitting a double. Also contributing hits were Zoey Bennington and Katrina Dayhuff.
McKenna Richardson earned the win in the pitching circle for Owen Valley, battling six innings and seeing 29 batters. She allowed eight hits and four runs, walking just one and striking out two. Terrell finished up the game for OV, facing just three batters and striking out one.
Owen Valley - 5, Monrovia - 4
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