Wildcats bounce back on Saturday

By BOB BLEEMEL
Special to the Herald

In a game played from start to finish in a heavy drizzle/light rain, Jasper downed the Linton-Stockton, 11-0, in five innings on the road on Saturday. The Wildcats (11-1) pounded out 11 hits over five innings and put the game away with an eight run fourth that was highlighted by a two-out, two-run home run by senior Hannah Schwenk.

Senior Mia Werner picked up the win for Jasper. Werner allowed just one hit while striking out 13 Miners and walking two. Sophomore Kylie Cooksey took the loss for Linton-Stockton. Cooksey surrendered 11 runs on 11 hits, striking out one and walking two.

Jasper was led in hitting by Schwenk and junior Megan Matheis. They both went 2-for-3 to lead Jasper’s hitting attack. Matheis had a single and a RBI double. Schwenk had a single to go along with her home run.

The Wildcats are back today at home against South Spencer in a varsity only contest.




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