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H.S. softball: Marissa Perkins homers twice as Wheeler beats Plainfield in eight

Plainfield — Marissa Perkins hit a three-run homer to highlight a five-run eighth inning as Wheeler defeated Plainfield 13-8 in a high school softball game on Monday.

It was the second homer of the game for Perkins, who added a two-run blast as part of a six-run first for the Lions (9-4).

Also for Wheeler, Reese Main went 3-for-4 with a double, Addie Hauptmann went 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBI, Keelan Groves and Izzy Deleddda each had to hits, including a double, and two RBI, Maddie Perkins had two hits and drove in two runs and Abby Butremovic had two hits, including a double, with an RBI. 

In other games:

• Rayne Bobbi had two doubles and a triple as Lyman Memorial held off Bacon Academy 8-7. Loretta Svedarsky added a pair of doubles and drove in three runs for the Bulldogs (13-4) while Lena-Marie Byers was 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored. Sammi D'Atri was 2-for-3 for Bacon (2-16) awhile Jazlyn Small-Yu had a triple and scored three runs.

• Emma Bayor allowed just one hit and struck out 12 as Old Lyme defeated Montville 13-1 in a five innings. Baylor also doubles, drove in two runs and scored three for the Wildcats (14-4), while Victoria Gage was 3-for-4 with two doubles, two rBI and two runs, Jenna Schauder was 2-for-2 with a double and four RBI, Anna Eichholz had two hits, three runs and two RBI and Maddie Hubbard was 2-for-4 with a double and RBI.

• Haddam-Killingworth scored three runs in the fifth inning to rally past East Lyme 4-3 in a nonleague game. The Cougars (17-3) threw out the tying run at the plate in the bottom of the seventh. Sophia Gannoe's two-run triple in the first gave the Vikings (9-8) a quick 2-0 lead and Mia Williamson added a double.

• Gabby Fedus had three hits, including a double, and scored four runs during Norwich Tech's 19-5 win over Goodwin Tech in a five inning Connecticut Technical Conference game. Khai Maldonado added a single and triple, Autumn Hanks a single and double, Morgan Cook a double and Sydney Brown three runs for the Warriors (11-2).

• Prince Tech defeated Grasso Tech 23-5 in a five inning CTC game. Emma Pavlak had a pair of hits for the Eagles (0-11).


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