Girls Varsity Softball · East Lansing Trojans Varsity Claws Back, But Falls Just Short Against Ionia

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Despite a 7-run deficit in the fourth inning, East Lansing Trojans Varsity almost came all the way back, eventually falling 9-7 to Ionia on Thursday. East Lansing Trojans Varsity scored five runs in the failed comeback on a triple by Alexis Johnson, a double by Corinne Nichols, a single by Emily Fordell, a walk by Abbey Bertsch, and a single by Olivia Wellman.
East Lansing Trojans Varsity collected 11 hits and Ionia had ten in the high-scoring affair.
East Lansing Trojans Varsity scored five runs in the fifth inning. Johnson, Nichols, Fordell, Bertsch, and Wellman powered the big inning with RBIs.
Courtney Bertsch was on the rubber for East Lansing Trojans Varsity. She went two innings, allowing seven runs on six hits, striking out one and walking one. Ellie Myron threw three innings in relief.
East Lansing Trojans Varsity totaled 11 hits in the game. Nichols, Kayelyn Keyton, Fordell, and Johnson all managed multiple hits for East Lansing Trojans Varsity. Johnson, Fordell, Keyton, and Nichols each collected two hits to lead East Lansing Trojans Varsity.
Ionia had ten hits in the game. Makayla Noon and Alexis Spratto each racked up multiple hits for Ionia.