WAYNE – After opening the week on the road for a pair of games, the Wayne High softball team welcomed in two fellow Class C opponents.
From the Wayne Softball Complex, WHS hosted Boone Central and Pierce on Tuesday.
The Blue Devils picked up a 10-9 win over Boone Central and also won 13-1 against Pierce.
The Blue Devils are now 10-3 on the season.
The middle game favored Boone Central over Pierce, 12-0 by run rule as the Cardinals are now 7-11 while the Bluejays fell to 4-14.
In the come from behind win against Boone Central, the Cardinals led 6-0 after the first inning as WHS produced four runs in the third and five more in the fourth to win 10-9.
Kierah Haase doubled and drove in three runs, Liberty Titiml singled and drove in three runs as Rylin Hall accounted for three RBI. Mackenzie Nissen singled drove in a run and scored; Nyla Bolles and Taytem Ellis both singled and scored twice; Delaney Kruse singled and scored; Jordyn Gamble scored twice as Reagan McGuire scored.
Nissen (64) picked up the win in three and two-thirds allowing three runs (two earned) off three hits while striking out three batters and walking two. Sammi Gubbels (41) started the opening third of an inning allowing six runs (two earned) off four hits while striking out one batter and walking two.
1 2 3 4 R H E
6 0 0 3 9 7 4 – Boone Central
1 0 4 5 10 6 5 – WHS
During the run-rule victory over Pierce, Hall doubled, tripled, drove in a run and scored; Ellis singled, doubled, drove in four runs and scored twice as Nissen doubled and drove in a run.
Kruse singled, drove in a run and scored twice; Haase singled, drove in a run and scored twice; Titiml singled, drove in a run and scored; Miller singled and scored twice; Bolles accounted for a RBI and two runs scored as Gamble scored once.
Nissen (60) picked up the complete game victory in three innings allowing an earned run off one hit while striking out and walking three batters each.
1 2 3 R H E
1 0 0 1 1 3 – Pierce
0 7 6 13 9 1 – WHS
The Wayne High softball team will next compete in the Cass Wildcats Invitational on Saturday, September 17 in Louisville.
WHS will compete in Pool B against Westview at 10:45 a.m. and then against DC West at 12:30 p.m. on Field 2. The 1st place teams of each pool and 2nd place teams will then play each other at 2:15 p.m.
Due to Buena Vista being unable to play, Pool A will only have one game at 10:45 a.m. between Cass and Centennial.