- Created: Thursday, 08 April 2021 05:45
Hayden's softball team picked up its first wins of the season Friday at Emporia, with the Wildcats taking 11-0 and 8-2 wins over the Centennial League-rival Spartans.
Hayden sophomore Alyssa Droge picked up both pitching wins for the 2-4 Wildcats, including a one-hit, eight-strikeout performance in the first game.
Droge followed that with a seven-hit, five-strikeout game in the nightcap.
Hayden freshman Ava Delgado went 3 for 4 in the opener with a triple and six runs batted in while sophomore Tatum Abbey had a solo home run and junior Carly Stuke had a double and a pair of RBI.
Wildcat senior Alyssa Dinkel and junior Sandy Anguiano both had a pair of hits in the first game while Droge had a triple.
Dinkel also had two hits in the second game while Stuke had a triple and three RBI, Delgado knocked in two runs and sophomore Maylee Burris had a triple.
Hayden is scheduled to return to action Tuesday, hosting Piper in a non-league doubleheader.
HAYDEN 11, EMPORIA 0
W -- Droge. L -- Gilpin. 2B -- Hayden: Stuke. 3B -- Hayden: Delgado, Droge. HR -- Hayden: Abbey.
HAYDEN 8, EMPORIA 2
W -- Droge. L -- Harris. 2B -- Emporia: Stewart, Gilpin. 3B -- Hayden: Burris, Stuke. Emporia: Stewart.