Early Lead For Bethel Park Seals Fate For Ringgold Middle School Lady Rams
Ringgold fell behind early and couldn’t come back in an 18-7 loss to Bethel Park on Wednesday. Bethel Park scored on a single by #21, an error, a double by #10, and a stolen base by #17 in the first inning.
Despite the loss, the Middle School Lady Rams did collect eight hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Bethel Park had 14 hits on the way to victory.
Bethel Park fired up the offense in the first inning, when #21 singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
Ringgold scored four runs in the fifth inning. The offensive onslaught by Ringgold Rams was led by Ali Bianchi, Olivia Vecchio, Anna Marie Farrelli, and Kylie Konton, all driving in runs in the inning.
Bethel Park scored five runs in the third inning. The offensive onslaught by Bethel Park was led by #12, #5, and #10, who all drove in runs.
#11 led things off on the rubber for Bethel Park. She lasted five innings, allowing eight hits and seven runs while striking out five.
Talyn Patton toed the rubber for the Middle School Lady Rams. She surrendered 18 runs on 14 hits over five innings, striking out six.
Bethel Park launched two home runs on the day. #12 had a four bagger in the second inning. #10 had a long ball in the third inning.
Ringgold racked up eight hits on the day. Farrelli and Vecchio each had multiple hits for Ringgold Rams. Vecchio and Farrelli each managed two hits to lead Ringgold Rams. Ringgold tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Mckenna Temoshenka led the way with three.
Bethel Park totaled 14 hits. #12, #10, #13, and #21 all had multiple hits for Bethel Park. Bethel Park was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. #5 had the most chances in the field with eight. #21 led Bethel Park with three stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with ten stolen bases.