Kinsey Norton threw a gem on Thursday for Etowah Eagles Varsity, allowing zero runs and besting Walton by a score of 15-0
Etowah Eagles Varsity secured the victory thanks to eight runs in the fifth inning. Etowah Eagles Varsity put the pressure on, lead by home runs by Kendall Parks and Alaina Smith, doubles by Kiersten James and Hailey Schultz, a single by Paige Patterson, and a groundout by Schultz.
Etowah Eagles Varsity got on the board in the first inning when Smith singled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run.
Etowah Eagles Varsity scored eight runs in the fifth inning. Etowah Eagles Varsity’s big inning was driven by home runs by Parks and Smith, doubles by James and Schultz, a single by Patterson, and a groundout by Schultz.
A single by Claire Bousquet in the first inning was a positive for Walton.
Norton was in the pitcher’s circle for Etowah Eagles Varsity. She lasted five innings, allowing two hits and zero runs while striking out eight and walking zero.
Bousquet led things off in the pitcher’s circle for Walton. She went four and a third innings, allowing 14 runs on 15 hits and striking out two. Casey Ehlen threw two-thirds of an inning out of the bullpen.
Etowah Eagles Varsity smacked three home runs on the day. Smith went yard in the fifth inning. Parks had a long ball in the fifth inning. Bri Condon went deep in the fourth inning.
Etowah Eagles Varsity had 17 hits in the game. Condon, Abby Billings, Smith, Patterson, James, and Parks each racked up multiple hits for Etowah Eagles Varsity. Billings and Condon each collected three hits to lead Etowah Eagles Varsity. Etowah Eagles Varsity was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Patterson had the most chances in the field with eight.
Walton was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Jordan Rice made the most plays with three.