Highland fell to Utica high school 8-6 on Saturday. .
Highland collected 16 hits and Utica high school had 11 in the high-scoring affair.
Highland fired up the offense in the first inning, when Morgan Wilhelm singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run.
Utica high school pulled away for good with three runs in the third inning.
Utica high school scored three runs in the sixth inning. Utica high school’s big inning was driven by a home run by rodeniser and a double by heckman.
Lee’s was in the pitcher’s circle for Utica high school. She lasted seven innings, allowing 15 hits and six runs while striking out two and walking one.
Madison Peoples was in the circle for Highland. She surrendered seven runs on nine hits over five innings, striking out three and walking zero. Lucy Smith threw two innings out of the bullpen.
Highland launched two home runs on the day. Carney went deep in the seventh inning. Savannah Fitzpatrick had a four bagger in the seventh inning.
Highland tallied 16 hits. Carney, Brookyln Geiger, Joselyn Stuckman, and Haven Farson each collected multiple hits for Highland. Carney led Highland with four hits in four at bats. She singled in the first, singled in the third, singled in the fifth, and homered in the seventh
Utica high school collected 11 hits.