Courtesy of GameChanger
The Mifflin County Huskies softball team stayed in it until the end, but Cumberland Valley pulled away late in a 7-6 victory on Tuesday.
The game was tied at six with Cumberland Valley batting in the bottom of the fifth when Maddie Martin grounded out, scoring one run.
Despite the loss, Mifflin County collected 11 hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Cumberland Valley had five hits on the way to victory.
CV opened up scoring in the first inning when Madison Wolfgang’s wild pitch allowed one run to score for Cumberland Valley.
The Lady Huskies notched four runs in the fourth inning. Mifflin County’s big bats were led by Wolfgang, Arika Henry, and Sophie McCurdy, all driving in runs in the inning.
Sydney May was in the pitcher’s circle for Cumberland Valley. The ace lasted seven innings, allowing 11 hits and six runs while striking out five.
Wolfgang was in the circle for the Lady Huskies. The righty allowed five hits and seven runs over six innings, striking out ten.
Mifflin County totaled 11 hits. McCurdy and Henry all collected multiple hits for the Huskies. Henry and McCurdy each managed three hits to lead Mifflin County. The Huskies didn’t commit a single error in the field. Alaina Sharp had ten chances in the field, the most on the team.
May went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Cumberland Valley in hits.