NPHS Varsity Falls To Hillgrove On Walkoff


North Paulding Wolfpack Varsity Falls To Hillgrove On Walkoff

North Paulding High School Softball Loren Walker at bat.
Meadow Villar at third base for North Paulding High School Softball. Winning run for Hillgrove on 3rd.
Haylee Folds on 2nd, North Paulding High School Softball.

It came down to the last play, but North Paulding was on the wrong end of a 3-2 defeat to Hillgrove on Thursday. The game was tied at two with Hillgrove batting in the bottom of the eighth when Avery Eidson singled off of Jill Dixon, driving in one run.

The pitching was strong on both sides. Hillgrove pitchers struck out four, while North Paulding sat down five.

Hillgrove knotted the game up at two in the bottom of the seventh inning. Hillgrove scored two runs when Rylee Mitchell doubled with one out in the seventh inning. North had eight hits in the game. Haylee Folds and Loren Walkereach collected multiple hits for the Wolfpack. Folds and Harlie Richardson each drove in one run to lead North Paulding. Hillgrove collected nine hits. Mitchell and Eryn Render each collected multiple hits for Hillgrove. Mitchell led Hillgrove with two runs batted in. She went 3-for-4 on the day. Hillgrove was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Mo Bastion made the most plays with six.
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