Saturday’s game against Blue Springs South was a heartbreaker for Smithville Warriors Varsity, as they lost the lead late in a 6-4 defeat. Blue Springs South was down 3-2 in the bottom of the sixth inning when Toni Bradley homered on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Blue Springs South fired up the offense in the second inning. Blue Springs South scored two runs when Brooklyn Clark doubled.
Smithville Warriors Varsity notched three runs in the third inning. Makaela Carr and Elizabeth Palmer each drove in runs during the inning.
Addie Wilhelm was credited with the victory for Blue Springs South. She lasted seven innings, allowing six hits and four runs while striking out one and walking one.
Carr took the loss for Smithville Warriors Varsity. She went six innings, allowing six runs on seven hits, striking out four and walking one.
Smithville Warriors Varsity socked one home run on the day. Raelyn Tanner went deep in the seventh inning.
Tanner led Smithville Warriors Varsity with two hits in three at bats. Smithville Warriors Varsity didn’t commit a single error in the field. Tanner had the most chances in the field with eight.
Bailey Brumley went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Blue Springs South in hits.