The JV softball team traveled to BC Pennfield to kick off their 2018 season. Western out hit Pennfield 11-5 but a bad second inning allowed Pennfield to score 8 runs and the Panthers fell short by 1 run at the end of the game. Final score Western 11, Pennfield 12. Delanie King 3 hits(triple, double) 2 RBI’s, Ashley Williams 2 hits 1 RBI, Madi Warner 2 hits(triple) & Merritt Baker 2 hits. Chelsea Hurt & Chloe Hoxie each contributed a hit as well. Williams took the lose on the mound.
Game 2 ended in favor of Western who outscored Pennfield 14-3 on 8 hits. Ashley Williams was outstanding on the mound holding Pennfield to just 4 hits while striking out 13 and giving up 1 earned run. King & Hoxie led the way with 2 hits each. Baker, Williams, Jenna Whisman and Olivia Vowels each contributed a hit as well.
Western will travel to Marshall on Tuesday for another I-8 conference doubleheader.