Prior to all high school sports being suspended for a term of at least two weeks, area high school softball teams were still able to get a few games played.
Richfield — The Richfield High School Lady Wildcats found themselves on a roll against Wayne in a 23-9 win March 12, in Bicknell.
The Lady ’Cats started things off by going up 5-1 in the first inning. They scored three more times in the second, but Wayne’s girls also got a run in.
The score stayed at 8-2 through the third, but as the Lady ’Cats went back to bat they managed to get four players around the bases. Wayne countered with three more of its own, ending the fourth with a 15-5 advantage for Richfield.
The Lady ’Cats scored eight more times in the fifth. Wayne’s girls tried to pull off a rally, nabbing four more runs, but it wasn’t enough.
Wayne totaled five hits in the game and four errors. Richfield had seven hits and three errors.
Jacee Albrecht led the assault by picking up the win on the mound. Abby Stevens covered pitching duties for Wayne.
South Sevier — The Lady Rams pulled out a 13-12 win over Timpview March 10, on the road.
Timpview took an early lead, going up 4-0 in the bottom of the first inning. Timpview expanded that gap by one in the second.
The Lady Rams started swatting their way back into the game — scoring a run in the third, two in the fourth and three in the fifth. By that point the Lady Rams had closed the gap to 6-all.
In the sixth inning, the Lady Rams scored five more runs to take a commanding lead. However, Timpview pushed forward and retook the lead 12-11.
Two runs put South Sevier back in charge in the final inning as their defense held to seal the victory.
The Lady Rams were also defeated by Emery in a 10-1 game in Monroe March 12.
North Sevier — The Wolf Women won their last softball game for the foreseeable future with an 8-3 rout of Kanab March 10, on the road.
Abby Johnson delivered the win on the mound.
North Sevier took a 1-0 edge in the first inning and expanded it to 3-0 in the top of the second. However, Kanab’s girls managed three in the bottom of the second to tie up the game at 3-all.
NSHS broke the wedge in the fifth with a five-run effort, which proved to be the difference in the game.