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Both teams were strong on the mound Tuesday, but Academy at the Lakes Wildcats Varsity defeated Land O’ Lakes 3-2. Alexis Kilfoyl allowed just two hits to Land O’ Lakes.
Academy at the Lakes Wildcats Varsity got things started in the first inning when Devyne Davis reached on an error and Brooke Blankenship followed on a hit by pitch. Alexis Kilfoyl tries to sacrifice bunt to move the runners and the throw went wild, plating Davis and Blankenship to take the lead. The Gators tied it up in the 4th. Caitlin Blankenship throws out Tia Williams from left field as she tagged up from third on a sacrifice fly, keeping the game tied until the top of the 8th when Brooke Blankenship’s steal of home put the Wildcats up for good.
Kilfoyl was the winning pitcher for Academy at the Lakes Wildcats Varsity. She lasted eight innings, allowing two hits and two runs while striking out 12.
Callie Turner took the loss for Land O’ Lakes. She lasted eight innings, allowing four hits and three runs while striking out eight and walking one.
Kilfoyl, Devyne Davis, Vanessa Alexander, Hannah Church and Caitlin Blankenship each collected one hit to lead Academy at the Lakes Wildcats Varsity.