The Orland Park A’s 16u Premier HL played against the Batbusters KB 16u at the Chicago Super 72 NIT. The game was full of offense as the teams combined for 16 runs and 15 hits.
In the top of the first, the A’s would put up 3 runs. The inning would start with back-to-back singles from Ella Argianas and Allison Twohig. Abby Stankus would double bringing in the games first run. A few batters later, McKenzie Kroll would also double to score Stankus. The A’s would add on another unearned run to take a 3-0 lead. In the bottom half, the Batbusters would respond with 5 runs. Meghan Dunning would start the inning with a walk and later steal home. There were two singles in the inning, from Maddie Lacer and Ashley Corley. They would later score on groundouts.
In the bottom of the second, the Batbusters would add on 7 more runs. The inning would start with 3 singles from Maggie Etzler, Meghan Dunning, and Maddie Snemis. Maddie Lacer would drive a double to left to score three. Elle Engelke would make the score 11-3 with a 2 RBI triple.
The game would come to an end in the third due to the run rule. The Batbusters would start the third with a single from Meghan Dunning. She would steal second and be driven in by a Maddie Snemis single.
The Batbusters’ pitcher and defense settled down and did not allow any more runs. Lindsey Bouska would throw all three innings, allowing 2 earned runs while striking out 4.Top PerformersOrland Park A’s
Ella Argianas: 1-2, R
Allison Twohig: 1-2
Abby Stankus: 1-2, 2B, RBI
Isabelle Zinkel: 1-1, 2B
McKenzie Kroll: 1-2, 2B, RBIBatbusters
Meghan Dunning: 2-2, 3 R, 3 SB
Maddie Snemis: 2-3, 2 R, 3 SB
Maddie Lacer: 2-2, 2B, 4 RBI
Ashley Corley: 1-1, 2 R
Elle Engelke: 1-2, 3B, 3 RBI
Lindsey Bouska: 3 IP, 2 ER, 4 SO