Grove Gets Walkoff Win over Softballers
By Sam Brauen Monday, April 25, 2016 11:51:22 PM
(COLUMBUS GROVE) - The Lady Pirates came up on the wrong end of a softball shootout, falling 10-9 at Columbus Grove.
Grove pushed four runs across in the bottom of the fifth inning for a 5-3 lead. The Pirates responded with two runs in the top of the sixth inning to the tie the score. BHS then scored four in the top of the seventh to stake a 9-5 lead with just a half inning play. The Bulldogs scored five runs in the bottom of the frame to win it. The last of which came on a two out double by Mackenzie Wurth. Grove outhit the Pirates 12-8 on the day but also committed six errors compared to Bluffton's three.
Averey Rumer was 2-2 at the plate with three walks and three runs scored. Taylor Monday belted a home run and drove in three runs.
Sami Fruchey suffered the loss on the mound giving up 12 hits and 10 runs in 6 2/3 innings. The senior struck out five.
Bluffton fell to 4-3 with the loss including an 0-2 mark in conference play.