Article courtesy of www.miprepzone/thenewsherald.com, 4-26-18
Allen Park Cabrini welcomed in Riverview Gabriel Richard for a CHSL AA doubleheader on Wednesday.
Cabrini edged Richard 4-3 in the first game and then knocked off the rival Pioneers 9-5 in the nightcap.
In the first game, the teams went to extra innings tied 3-3. In the bottom of the eighth the Monarchs’ Caleigh Muglia dropped a bunt and Holly Kimes was able to race in from third base with the winning run.
For the game, Cabrini’s Michaleigh Vallimont was 1-for-3 with two RBIs and Muglia had one RBI.
In the circle Mackenzie Noah threw all eight innings for the Monarchs (12-3, 3-3 CHSL AA). She struck out six batters and allowed two walks, two earned runs and six hits.
Chelsea Collins went the distance for Richard (1-7, 1-7 CHSL AA) and struck out seven batters. She allowed only one earned run, five hits and three walks in 7.1 innings of work.
Offensively for the Pioneers, Joslyn Kaiser and Brenna Gordon each had an RBI and Claire Hesson finished with two hits.
In the second game, Richard grabbed a 4-0 in the top of the third inning, following a first-inning RBI single from Daphne Pate and a three-run homer from Chelsea Collins two innings later.
Cabrini responded with two runs in the bottom of the third, while the visitors added another run in the top of the fifth with an RBI from Morgan Crandall.
The Monarchs exploded for seven runs in the bottom of the sixth and ultimately went on to the four-run victory. Richard was hurt by two errors in the inning, one of which directly led to a pair of Cabrini runs.
Vivianna Gonzalez was 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored, while Vallimont finished 2-for-3 win an RBI and two runs scored.