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Whittell softball team snaps losing streak

Staff reports
Provided to the TribuneBrianna Brewers scores a home run against Dayton.

The Warriors played games against Dayton and Hug this week, ending the series with a win.

Whittell vs. Dayton: 5-8

Whittell Warriors scored five runs on four hits with the last run coming in late in the seventh inning off of Brianna Brewers home run. The five runs were not quite enough as the Warriors lost 5-8. Marissa Besson pitching gets the loss, going all seven innings, striking out two and walking six batters. Katie Besson got a single and a double, Megan Miller had a single.

Whittell vs. Dayton: 2-10

Whittell faced Cole, Dayton’s starting pitcher, who struck out 16 of Whittell’s batters. The Warriors were only able to get four hits to score the two runs. Hits coming from Rachel Laub, Megan Miller, and Marissa Besson and a double coming from Brianna Brewer. Brianna scored the only two runs of the night. Amanda Harris pitched the game, giving up 10 runs on eight hits with four strike outs and nine walks.

Whittell vs. Hug: 13-3

On Tuesday night Whittell snapped its five game losing streak, beating Hug High 13-3. Marissa Besson pitched and gets the win, striking out four and giving up only four hits. Whittell’s offense exploded with most of the team improving their batting average. The spotlight hitters were Rachel Laub going two for two with two walks and an RBI, Marissa Besson going two for three with two RBIs, and Jessie Sayre going two for three with four RBIs.

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