Softball: Lyle-Pacelli grabs first win of the season

Published 7:43 pm Friday, April 29, 2016

The Lyle-Pacelli softball team was aggressive from the first pitch and it beat Glenville-Emmons (0-5 overall, 0-2 SEC) 18-6 in five innings to pick up its first win of the season in Todd Park Friday.

The Athletics (1-7 overall, 1-3 SEC) scored six runs in the second and they tallied eight runs in the fourth inning. LP racked up 10 hits and it drew 13 walks in the win.

Mia Bauer connects for a double against Glenville-Emmons Friday afternoon. Eric Johnson/

Mia Bauer connects for a double against Glenville-Emmons Friday afternoon. Eric Johnson/

“They know its on them and we just told them to take care of business and the wins will come. Our bats were going and when the walk was there, they took the walk,” LP head coach Jeff Yocom said. “Their desire is all there. They have a lot of desire to play and I’m happy for them to get that first win.”

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LP pitcher Danielle Hinz allowed just three hits and she struck out two. She was also one-for-two with a double and an RBI.

“It’s a nice boost and on our home field it’s really great. I’m really getting into this year,” Hinz said.

LP shortstop Abby Bollingberg was three-for-three with three RBIs. She said the Athletics are starting to hit hit their stride this season.

“Our games have been a lot closer this year and we’ve had some good hitting,” she said. “Coach told us going into this one that it was winnable and we had the confidence to win.”

GE 0 0 0 4 2 — 6 3 4

LP 2 6 2 8 X — 18 10 4

LP pitching: Danielle Hinz (W) 5 IP, 3 H, 2 BB, 6 R, 6 K, 2 HBP

LP hitting: Abby Bollingberg, 3-for-3, 3 RBIs, 4 R, 2 BBs, 2 SB; Danielle Hinz, 1-for-2, double, RBI, 3 R, 3 BBs; Sam Hinz, 2-for-4, RBI, 3 R; Mia Bauer, 1-for-3, double, 2 RBIs, 2 R, BB; Tayha Rogne, 1-for-4, 2 RBIs, R; Abby Neve, 0-for-1, RBI, R, 3 BBs; Abby Prescott, 1-for-3, RBI, R, 2 BBs; Miranda Arkells, 0-for-2, RBI, R, 2 BBs; Whitney Walkup, 1-for-3, 1-for-3, 2 RBIs, 2 R