Dacula Falcons Varsity stayed in it until the end, but Apalachee pulled away late in a 6-5 victory on Thursday. The game was tied at five with Apalachee batting in the top of the eighth when #5 grounded out, scoring one run.
Dacula Falcons Varsity lost despite out-hitting Apalachee 11 to seven.
Dacula Falcons Varsity got things started in the second inning when Jin Sileo doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring three runs.
Dacula Falcons Varsity knotted the game up at five in the bottom of the seventh inning. Nikki Lajara’s sac fly scored one run for Dacula Falcons Varsity.
Apalachee scored three runs in the fourth inning. Apalachee scored its runs on a home run by #7.
Sydney Boulware toed the rubber for Dacula Falcons Varsity. She surrendered six runs on seven hits over eight innings, striking out six and walking one.
Apalachee tallied two home runs on the day. #18 had a homer in the sixth inning. #7 had a dinger in the fourth inning.
Dacula Falcons Varsity had 11 hits in the game. Sileo, Elsie Igberaese, and Lajara each managed multiple hits for Dacula Falcons Varsity. Lajara, Igberaese, and Sileo each collected two hits to lead Dacula Falcons Varsity.