Hellige leads Crusaders to 1-0 start


WEST POINT – Mary Hellige went the distance giving up just three hits and one earned run in Holy Trinity’s 9-1 win over Danville at South Park Friday night.

Hellige also drove in four runs going 2-of-4 from the plate with a couple singles to lead the Crusaders. Laura Mehmert also had a couple hits and two RBI for HTC. Hailey Cain, Anna Sobczak, and Kayla Box also had two hits against the Bears. Cain and Mehmert each had extra base hits.

Holy Trinity opened the scoring with two runs in the bottom of the third, but Danville countered with a run in the top of the fourth.

The Crusaders would blow things open in the bottom of the fifth with five runs and then added two more insurance runs in the bottom of the sixth, while Hellige held the Bears in check the rest of the way through.

Holy Trinity played a clean game with no errors and combined for 13 total hits.

Brooke Mueller, Jenna DiPrima and Kelly Meierotto all has singles for HTC (1-0, 1-0).

The Crusaders travel to Mediapolis on June for a 7 p.m. start. Due to low numbers HTC is trying to get games played varsity first and then junior varsity, so check scheduleds for actual starting times.

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