Laurel fights off Hardin, 22-15

2014-05-13T20:42:00Z 2014-05-13T23:41:03Z Laurel fights off Hardin, 22-15Gazette Staff The Billings Gazette
May 13, 2014 8:42 pm  • 

HARDIN -- Laurel pounded out 20 hits -- and survived eight errors -- in holding off Hardin 22-15 on Tuesday afternoon in Eastern A softball.

The Locomotives, who scored 10 runs in the sixth inning, jumped ahead 8-0 in the second inning. The Bulldogs got within 9-7 before Laurel's sixth-inning outburst.

Katie Williams accounted for four hits for Laurel, including a home run and three runs batted in. Ayla Grandpre also had four hits and three RBI.

Teammate Hailey Spitzer added three hits, with a home run, double and three RBI.

Laurel's Brianne Jones chipped in with three hits. Kylee Hergenrider had two, including a double.

Hardin's Kourtney Chavez supplied three of the Bulldogs' 12 hits. Sarah Edgar, Miranda Blankenship, Amber Schneider and Alex Watson notched two hits apiece.

The Bulldogs also committed eight errors.

Laurel 22, Hardin 15

Laurel 081  00(10)  22  20 
Hardin 040  038  15  12 

B. Jones, Grandpre (7), B. Jones (7) and Spitzer; Blankenship, Chavez (6) and Watson. WP: Jones. LP: Blankenship.

Laurel — Grandpre 4-6, Goodson 2-6, Gunn 0-4, Williams 4-5, Spitzer 3-6, Hergenrider 2-6, Jones 3-5, Boehler 1-5, Maurer 1-6. 2B: Spitzer, Hergenrider. HR: Williams, Spitzer. RBIs: Spitzer 4, Grandpre 3, Williams 3, Goodson, Gunn, Hergenrider, Jones, Maurer.

Hardin — Chavez 3-5, Edgar 2-3, Feller 0-4, Blankenship 2-5, Davisson 1-5, Bush 0-5, Schneider 2-4, Watson 2-3, Small 0-4. 2b: Schneider, Watson. RBIs: Chavez 2, Blankenship 2, Edgar, Feller, Watson.

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