Monday, May 22, 2017
Hamilton High School
Zeeland East High School
Zeeland East Loses Lead Early In Defeat
Zeeland East watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 7-3 loss to Hamilton on Monday in game one of a conference double header.
The Chix lost despite out-hitting Hamilton 11 to 9.
Hamilton took an early lead in the first inning scoring 3 runs and then scored 3 more in the third inning and added one more run in the sixth inning.
Dejonge earned the win for Hamilton. She pitched five and a third innings, giving up two runs, nine hits, striking out six, and walking zero. Erin Jipping took the loss for Zeeland East. She went seven innings, giving up seven runs, nine hits, striking out three, and walking one.
Zeeland East had 11 hits in the game. Taylor Hinson, Kirsten Piatek, and Audrey Kazda each collected multiple hits for the Chix. Kaitlin Walcott, Kirsten Piatek, and Taylor Hinson each drove in one run to lead Zeeland East.