CHS softball wins two at Triopia

By Daniel Winningham
Carlinville hurler Baylee Hughes tossed a three-hit shutout as the Cavaliers earned a 7-0 victory over Triopia High School in Concord April 13. The games were part of a three-team Triopia Cluster hosted by Triopia.

CHS pushed across two runs in the first inning and then got four runs in the third inning. The Cavaliers added a single tally in the fourth inning to go in front 7-0 and conclude their scoring.

Hughes also contributed at the plate, finishing with three hits in four at-bats, including a double. Teammate Ashley Starr added a double and was 2-3.

Carlinville had six hits and committed one error.

The Trojans committed three errors in the loss.

With the win, Hughes is now 7-2 this season.

Cavaliers maul Mustangs
CHS got multiple runs in each of the first four innings on its way to a 15-0 victory over Mendon Unity High School in its opening game at the Triopia Cluster.

The Cavaliers scored three times in the first, added five runs in the second and third innings, and finished its scoring with two more runs in the fourth inning.

Alex Mullink was perfect at the plate as she went 4-4. Carley Kulenkamp had three hits in four at-bats and scored four times while Hughes singled twice in three trips to the plate and scored three runs.

Megan Stayton scored three runs for CHS. The Cavaliers had 11 hits in their win over the Mustangs.

CHS improved to 10-4 with the two wins April 13.

Big inning leads North Mac to win
The host Panthers scored 15 runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to defeat Carlinville 16-4 April 9. CHS led 2-0 after the first inning, 3-1 after two innings and 4-1 through four frames.

Stayton contributed two hits in three at-bats for the Cavaliers. McFarland was the pitcher for CHS and took the loss, falling to 3-2 on the season.