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Island sports: Alameda High School girls softball

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March 23, 2010
Alameda 3, Albany 1
The visiting Alameda Hornets used a balanced hitting display with strong pitching to defeat the previously undefeated Albany Cougars by the score of 3-1. All nine Hornets in the order had at least one hit. Megan Averitt, Gia Morten and Katherine Johnson each had two hits. Megan Averitt, Gia Morten and Mia Musso each scored a run. Mia Musso, Katherine Johnson and Anastasia Scheichl each had an RBI. Katherine Johnson had another solid performance pitching a complete game six-hitter, striking out seven.
Pinole Valley Tournament
March 20, 2010
Sonoma Valley 5, Alameda 1
Sonoma Valley scored four runs in bottom of the fifth inning to lead the team to a 5-1 victory over the Hornets. Elizabeth Park knocked in Alicia Fong,who singled and stole second, for the Hornets’ only run. Katherine Johnson pitched three innings of one-hit ball.
Maria Carillo 3, Alameda 2
The Alameda Hornets fell 3-2 to Maria Carillo. The Carillo pitcher retired 10 of the last 11 Hornet batters to close out the victory as the Hornets couldn’t find a way to push another run across. Megan Averitt had two hits and scored on Katherine Johnson’s single. Drew Jones had a hit and scored the other Hornet run on a wild pitch.
March 17, 2010

Alameda 4, Accalanes 3
Alameda came up with the victory by coming from three runs down, scoring four runs in the last three innings. Gia Morten walked to bring in the tying run in the bottom of the seventh with two outs on a three-ball, two-strike count and two outs. Megan Averitt almost ended the game a batter earlier when, with one out and the bases loaded, she hit a bullet that that the shortstop dove. It was, at the time, a game-saving catch. Elizabeth Park hit a long sacrifice fly to knock Katherine Johnson in the bottom of the eighth inning for the game winner. Katherine had walked to start the inning.

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