Thursday, March 16, 2017
Hoover High School
Hewitt-Trussville Captures Lead Early To Defeat Hoover Varsity
Hoover Varsity fell behind early and couldn’t come back in an 11-7 loss to Hewitt-Trussville on Thursday. Hewitt-Trussville scored on a home run by Inman in the first inning and second inning, and a single by Cobb in the second inning.
Despite the loss, Hoover Varsity did collect 11 hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Hewitt-Trussville had 15 hits on the way to victory.
Hoover Varsity scored four runs in the third inning. Hoover Varsity’s big inning was driven by a home run by Mallory Mus and a RBI single by Willa Green.
Cobb earned the win for Hewitt-Trussville. She pitched seven innings, giving up seven runs, 11 hits, and striking out three. Brynn Parker took the loss for Hoover Varsity. She threw six innings, allowing 11 runs, 15 hits, and striking out one.
Caroline Nichols, Caroline Hart, Willa Green, and Leslie Norris each collected multiple hits for Hoover Varsity. Norris, Green, Hart, Abby Tissier, and Mus each drove in one run to lead Hoover Varsity.
Borden, Dorsett, Moseley, Maze, and Inman each collected multiple hits for Hewitt-Trussville. Borden went 3-for-4 at the plate as she led the team with four runs batted in.