Kiley Wheaton A Difficult Out As the Broomfield Eagles Defeat the Windsor Wizards
Kiley Wheaton collected three hits in five at-bats, as Broomfield defeated Windsor 17-7 on Thursday. Wheaton hit a solo home run to center field in the sixth inning, doubled in the third inning, and singled in the second inning. The Eagles got on the board in the top of the first inning after Ireland Heer singled, and Arreana Rivera grounded out, each scoring one run. They added to their early lead in the top of the second inning after Lauren Hernandez grounded out, Wheaton singled, and Heer doubled, each scoring one run. The Eagles then added to their early lead in the top of the third inning after Koko Pottorff singled, Jenna Kapelke singled, Hernandez grounded out, and Wheaton doubled, each scoring one run. They added four more runs in the top of the sixth inning on three hits. Pottorff singled, scoring two runs, Kapelke grounded out, scoring one run, and Wheaton hit a solo home run to center field. Heer earned the win for the Broomfield Eagles. The righty gave up eight hits and seven runs (five earned) over four and two-thirds innings, striking out four and walking two. Brooke McGinnis took the loss for Windsor Wizards Varsity. The starting pitcher went one and two-thirds innings, giving up five runs on three hits, striking out none, and walking four. In relief, Malee Taga threw one and one-third innings of zero-run ball for the Eagles. The right-handed pitcher allowed one hit, striking out none and walking one. Broomfield accumulated 13 hits in the game. Wheaton and Heer were a force together in the lineup, as they each collected three hits while hitting back-to-back. Pottorff collected two hits in four at-bats. Mailee Blenman led Broomfield with three walks. Overall, the team had a strong eye at the plate, amassing nine walks for the game. Kapelke and Pottorff each stole multiple bases and the eagles ran wild on the base paths, collecting 10 stolen bases for the game.