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Alexis Kilfoyl threw a gem on Thursday for Academy at the Lakes Wildcats Varsity, allowing zero runs and besting Lakewood Ranch by a score of 1-0.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Kilfoyl struck out 16, while P Kinney sat down seven.
One bright spot for Lakewood Ranch was a single by Avery Goelz. The Mustangs had five hits but couldn’t put them together against a strong Wildcat defense.
Kilfoyl got the win for Academy at the Lakes Wildcats Varsity. She went eight innings, allowing zero runs on five hits, striking out 16 and walking zero.
Kinney took the loss for Lakewood Ranch. She went seven innings, allowing zero runs on two hits and striking out seven.
Brooke Blankenship and Hannah Church each had one hit to lead Academy at the Lakes Wildcats Varsity. Academy at the Lakes Wildcats Varsity was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error.
Church made the most plays with 15.
Cummins led Lakewood Ranch with two hits in three at bats.
In extra innings, an errant throw by the Mustangs allowed Caitlin Blankenship to score the winning run.