Mac girls faced a hard hitting Eastern Comets in their opening game. Mac held the game close and was in position to take the lead throughout the game, but eventually fell to an outstanding Comet hitting attack.
Top of the first , Brianna Hubenthal starts the game with a lead off single. Braves load the bases with no outs, but fail to capitalize leaving 3 runners stranded on base.
Bottom of the first, Comets score 1 run on two hard hits to the outfield.
Top of the second, Paige Swihart draws a walk to first, and steals two bases. Unfortunately she get stranded on third.
Bottom of the second, Braves commit a couple errors and the Comets score on a tag up from a Sacrifice Fly to center field.
Top of the third, Braves load the bases with a lead off walk from Mackenzie Butler and singles from Aubree Mouser and Kayliana Williams. Bailey Carson hits a sacrifice fly to right field scoring Butler for the Braves only RBI.
Bottom of the third, Comets go 1,2,3 with Hayliegh Cole snagging a hard hit line drive at third.
Top of the fourth, Braves go 1, 2,,3
Bottom of the fourth, Comets load the bases on two walks and an error. Score one run on a Sac Fly. Then follow up with a Grand Slam shot to center scoring 4 more.
Top of the fifth, Kayliana Williams doubles to center field with the Braves hardest hit ball, but gets stranded at second.
Bottom of the fifth, Comets close out the game with a floury of hits 3 singles and a double.
Mac hitting: 1 run (Butler), 4 hits(Hubenthal, Mouser, K. Williams(2)), 5 walks, 9 strikeouts.
Mac pitching: Carson 3.2 innings 4 hits, 3 strikeouts, 3 walks/ DeBoard .2 innings, 5 hits, 0 strikeouts, 3 walks.
Maconaquah goes on the road Wednesday 4-7-21 to Rossville (0-1) game starts at 5:30pm