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Sports : Six-Run Blitz Sends Trenton To Victory At Gallatin
Posted by Tom on 2014/8/26 19:20:00 (252 reads) News by the same author

The Trenton Lady Bulldogs rode the pitching arm and batting swing of senior Mallory Hooyman on Tuesday night, in an 8-2 victory at Gallatin that improves Trenton's season record to 2-0.
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Gallatin, expected to be a top team in the Grand River Conference in 2014, battled Trenton toe-to-toe for five innings, with senior Sara Lin holding down Trenton's offense to just two hits in a shutout effort, while Hooyman shutdown the Gallatin attack, with 10 strikeouts and two-hit softball through five innings.

Trenton broke out of the offensive doldrums in the sixth inning, with freshman third baseman Jayden Roeder leading things off with a single. Senior McKinley Hurley followed with a single to leave two on and no out. After a failed sacrifice bunt retired Roeder at third, the Lady Bulldogs decided to use their legs to give their rally some juice:

Click here to listen to McKinley Hurley's "steal and score"

Richman came home immediately thereafter for a 2-0 advantage:

Click here to listen to Daryian Otto's RBI single

It appeared Gallatin would escape the frame only down two after a Lexie Tolson fly-out, but Ally Ockenfels reached via an error, extending the inning for Megan Lynch, who blooped an RBI single to score Otto. Mallory Hooyman then stepped to the plate:

Click here to listen to Mallory Hooyman's three run homer

Trenton added two more runs in the seventh, with the bench coming through with quality at-bats. Maggie McNabb scored one of the runs, with Tenna Roberts gaining the other. Gallatin broke the shutout bid of Hooyman with two runs in the bottom of the seventh, as an Aubrey Burns double scored Kelsie Huggins, and Burns scored on a Trenton throwing error, the only miscue of the night for the Trenton defense. Gallatin commited seven errors. Hooyman got the win, in a complete game five hitter, striking out 12 batters.

Trenton Head Coach John Cowling said the offensive balance of his team should be a strength all season long:

Click here to listen to Trenton coach John Cowling

Gallatin, at 0-1 on the season, acquitted themselves well against a high-level Class 2 opponent. Head Coach Chad Sullenger said he was proud of the effort:

Click here to listen to Gallatin coach Chad Sullenger

Trenton hosts Carrollton in game #3 of the season on Thursday night at 5 o'clock, with Gallatin hosting Milan on Thursday at 5, in a battle featuring Trenton's victims over the first two days of the season. Tuesday night's game was heard live on Hot Country Z 101.7 and www.kgozfm.com.

After the game, a change was made to a future Trenton game date. The Lady Bulldogs contest at Cameron, originally scheduled for September 25th, has now been pushed back to Wednesday, October 1st.

Trenton JV softball brought home a 6-2 victory against the host Gallatin Bulldogs, improving their record to 1-1.

Ashten Whitaker was the winning pitcher allowing only 2 hits in 3 innings and striking out 2.

Daryian Otto closed out the last two innings, allowing only one hit and striking out 2.

Bailey Bankson led the way offensively for the Lady Bulldogs going 1 for 2 with an RBI and a run scored.

Ashten Whitaker went 1 for 2 with an RBI and a stolen base.

Jessi Westcott, Katerina Black, and Tenna Roberts all chipped in with a hit.

A handful of varsity softball scores from a busy Tuesday night across the region are beginning to trickle in. They are:

North Harrison 3, Princeton 1
Bishop LeBlond 11, East Buchanan 1
Maryville 18, South Harrison 15
North Andrew 18, Plattsburg 9
Lathrop 13, Braymer 10
Richmond 6, Lawson 1
Jefferson 16, Albany 0 (3 innings)
Brookfield 3, Penney 2 (10 innings)
Polo 7, Lexington 2
DeKalb 6, King City 1
Knox County 12, Novinger 0 (5 innings)
Northwestern 4, Hardin-Central 3
Marion County 11, Bevier 10

In boys baseball, Meadville won a home test against the Northwestern Eagles, by a final score of 8-7.

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