WEST MILTON – Covington traveled to West Milton on Thursday in a critical TRC matchup against the host Bulldogs on a cold, windy afternoon.
And in a game where both teams combined for 24 hits – 13 by Covington and 11 by Milton-Union – the Lady Buccs were able to capitalize on their hits more en route to an 8-3 win.
Milton-Union scored 2 in the third and another in the seventh, while the Lady Buccs scored 4 in the second, 2 in the fifth and 2 in the sixth.
Milton-Union’s Carly Zimmer and Covington’s Meg Rogers both went the distance with Rogers picking up the win. Zimmer struck out 5 and walked 2, while Rogers struck out 6 and walked 1.
For Milton-Union, Jenna Booher and Raegan Fulton had 3 hits a piece and accounted for runs. Carly Zimmer drove in a run on one of her 2 hits.
Eight Lady Buccs connected on hits with Erika Gostomsky, Taylor Kirker and Meg Rogers recording doubles. Rogers drove in 3 runs and scored another, while Reagan Lemp drove in 2 runs and scored one. Erika Gostomsky, Mara Newhouse and Nigella Reck each drove in a run as well.
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