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Platte County High School Softball Varsity falls to Kearney High School 5-13

Sport Softball Varsity
Home Score 13 Away Score 5
Game Recap
Taylor Hopper's big day not enough, as the Platte County Pirates Varsity lose 13-5 to Kearney

Taylor Hopper went 4-4 at the plate, but the Platte County Pirates Varsity fell 13-5 to Kearney at Kearney High School on Tuesday.

Micah Allen recorded the win for Kearney. She allowed three runs over five innings. She struck out three, walked three and surrendered five hits.

Kearney's Justice Milz, Blaire Shanks, Laura Barrow and Emerson Yakle combined for 10 hits and eight RBIs.

Kearney never trailed after scoring three runs in the fourth on a sacrifice fly by Justice and two singles.

Two runs in the top of the fifth helped the Platte County Pirates Varsity close their deficit to 4-3. An RBI single by Jessie Hoover and a groundout by Lou Menninger gave the Platte County Pirates Varsity life. Micah ended the inning by getting Lexi Hanson to ground out.

Kearney answered the Platte County Pirates Varsity's top inning with three runs of its own in the fifth. Kearney scored on an RBI single by Sydney Smith, a walk by Haley Arellano, and a sacrifice fly by Justice.

One run in the top of the sixth helped the Platte County Pirates Varsity close their deficit to 7-4. An RBI single by Tori Farr triggered the Platte County Pirates Varsity's comeback. Finally, Haley got Courtney Seymour to strike out to end the threat.

After a quick strike from the Platte County Pirates Varsity, Kearney responded with six runs in the sixth. Kearney scored on an RBI single by Emerson, an error, a three-run double by Justice, and an RBI single by Blaire.

After pushing across one run in the top of the seventh, the Platte County Pirates Varsity faced just a 13-5 deficit. A groundout by Lexi sparked the Platte County Pirates Varsity's rally. Haley ended the game by getting Mallory Stoner to ground out.

Box Scores
Box Score: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th Runs Hits Errors
Platte County High School 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 5 9 1
Kearney High School 0 0 1 3 3 6 0 13 18 1

Extra Base Hits

Team Player Hit
Platte County Lou Menninger 2B
Kearney Tiffany Jakubec 2B
Kearney Justice Milz 2B

Pitchers

Team Name W-L Walk S/o
Platte County Mallory Stoner L 3 5
Kearney Haley Arellano 0 2
Kearney Micah Allen W 3 3