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Thomas S Wootton High School Varsity Softball beat Gaithersburg 11-7

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

3:45 PM

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Game Recap

Wootton Wins Back-And-Forth Affair Against Gaithersburg.

Wootton and Gaithersburg played a taut affair on Wednesday, but the Patriots eventually prevailed 11-7 after taking the lead for good in the fifth inning. The game was tied at two with Wootton batting in the top of the fifth when there was an error, scoring one run.
The Patriots were boosted by Shannon Roberts who went 4-for-5 at the plate. Roberts doubled in the first, singled in the fifth, tripled in the sixth, and singled in the seventh.

The big inning for Gaithersburg High School came in the fifth thanks to a single by Billie Ray, a triple by M Longus, a double by Mel Firestone, a double by C Malory, and a single by S Bartell.

Meredith White earned the win for 4A West Wootton/Patriots High School Varsity. She threw seven innings, allowing seven runs, eight hits, and striking out six. Firestone took the loss for Gaithersburg High School. She tossed seven innings, giving up 11 runs, eight hits, and striking out 14.

The Patriots had homers in the sixth and the seventh by Hana Johnston and Molly Brown, respectively.

Wootton collected eight hits. Roberts and Johnston each collected multiple hits. Johnston went 2-for-4 at the plate as she led the team with four runs batted in. Crystal Bridge led Wootton with two stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with six stolen bases.

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