BATAVIA — It was a great game Monday night as the Oakfield Gold 10U softball team came away with the exciting 8-7 victory over the Batavia Stingers.
Maria Snell had a strong showing in the circle with five inning pitched, striking out 11 batters to get the win. She allowed just three runs.
Savannah Durham scored the first run of the night for Oakfield Gold to bolster the team’s spirits.
Chloe Lamb and Teigen Porter each scored a pair of runs, with Lamb scoring the game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth.
Allison Harkness, Chloe Lamb and Kaelin Ball all had key hits to aid in the victory.
Ball’s hit came in the bottom of the third inning with two outs to cap off a five-run inning.
Defensively, Maria Snell did a great job of fielding her position and Elle Bentley contributed with a nice play in the field to tag a runner out.
The game ball for Oakfield Gold went to Maria Snell as her team improved to 3-0 on the season with a game coming up Wednesday against Pavilion.
Pavilion 13, Oakfield Blue 10
This one was a wild one as Pavilion had nine hits to Oakfield’s eight in the highly contested game Monday.
Pavilion got things started in the first inning as Haily Mills drove in a run with an RBI single.
OA Blue notched five runs in the fourth inning as the rally was led by a walk by Lexington Hall and a single by Emma Thompson.
Pavilion came back and scored six runs in the bottom of the third inning as
Autumn Mann, Isabel Bacon, Charlotte Rudgers and Peyton Miller all contributed for Pavilion with run scoring hits.
Isabel Bacon started in the circle for Pavilion and only surrendered two runs on five hits over three innings, striking out five and walking one.
Kaylee Merkel started the game for Oakfield Alabama Blue, striking out three. Emma Underhill threw 2 1/3 innings of strong relief out of the bullpen, striking out five.
Oakfield Alabama Blue racked up eight hits as Emma Thompson and Adelyn Cramer each collected two hits to lead the way.
Oakfield Alabama Blue 10U stole 31 bases during the game as seven players stole more than one. Emma Thompson and Cynthia Capper led the way with five SB’s apiece.
Pavilion scattered nine hits in the game as Autumn Mann and Charlotte Rudgers all had multiple hits for Pavilion.
Pavilion tore up the base paths, as nine players stole at least two bases as Peyton Miller led the way with five.
Pavilion players include Isabel Bacon, Ella Brian, Mia Gilkes, Avery Gurbacki, Megan MacKay, Autumn Mann, Cheyenne Oshea, Charlotte Rudgers, Emma Tillotson and Peyton Miller.
Both teams will be in action again Wednesday as Blue takes on Warsaw Spotlight Theater in a game that will be shown LIVE on the Batavia Daily News Sports Facebook page.
First pitch is set for 6:15 p.m.