Better hitting sparks softball win
Hawks also fall to Knights, state-ranked Akron-Westfield
July 2, 2020
A better night at the plate supported by good pitching and defense was a successful formula for Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn's softball team, which defeated Trinity Christian, 11-5, on June 24 at Hull.
Among the Hawks' 12 hits were a triple and two singles by Brynn Webber; a double and two singles by Hannah Jochims; and a double and a single by Bailey VerHelst. Cadence Klein, VerHelst and Webber each drove in two runs.
"It was a nice win for the girls," Hawk coach Carissa Post said. "Offensively we did a much better job with our bats."
VerHelst's two-run double in the first inning put the Hawks i...