Fitch softball splits doubleheader against Massillon


AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Fitch softball split their doubleheader this afternoon with Massillon. The Falcons won the first game, 7-0. However, the Tigers took the second – 13-1. 

In the opener, Lydia Spalding struck out 10 batters as she registered the win. Spalding also got it done at the dish as she tallied a pair of doubles. Lainie Simons also had two hits – one being a double. Abby Brown and Elyssa Molody each had two singles. Maddy Taylor added a double as well.

In the finale, Massillon’s Sam Hackenbract homered in their 12-run victory (13-1). The Tigers’ Jersie Knight kept the Falcons at bay by allowing just 6 hits. For Fitch, Maddy Taylor finished with two singles and an RBI. Lydia Spalding, Kayla Kelty, Lainie Simons and Abby Brown all added singles.

Fitch (13-8) returns home to the 9-11 Memorial Field on Monday at 4:30 pm when they meet Mooney.

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