Duvall Shines in 2-1 Win for Gray over Scarlet
Sept. 29, 2017

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Final Stats

COLUMBUS, Ohio –
Katya Duvall struck out nine batters to help push Team Gray to a 2-1 victory over Team Scarlet on Friday night on the eve of the 17th annual Ohio Collegiate Charity Classic.

Duvall pitched a complete game three-hitter with one run for the win. MJ James was charged with the loss for Team Scarlet after she tossed 2.2 innings for three hits, two runs and a strikeout. Skylar Hayward worked 3.1 innings of relief. She did not allow a hit and fanned three.

Both teams had early momentum on their side to start the game. Emily Clark walked to get on and a double to left field by Kallie Boren brought her in for a 1-0 Team Scarlet lead. The advantage did not last long as Ashley Goodwin responded in the bottom of the first with a RBI single up the middle to tie the score.

In the third, Lilli Piper’s second walk of the evening and Goodwin’s single put a pair on with two outs for Team Gray. Alex Vargas stepped up and drove the ball to center field to plate a run and take a 2-1 edge.


 

 

Team Gray had a chance to tack on a tally with the bases loaded in the bottom of the fifth but Hayward worked her way out of the jam with a strikeout to strand the trio.

In the visitor frame of the seventh, Team Scarlet had a runner in scoring positon thanks to a walk by Shelby McCombs and single for Bri Betschel. Unfortunately it was not enough as a pop up ended the game in favor of Team Gray.

Goodwin had two hits and a RBI while Piper tallied two runs and Vargas had a hit and RBI for Team Gray. Amy Balich, Betschel and Boren notched one hit apiece for Team Scarlet.

NEXT UP

The Ohio Collegiate Charity Classic gets underway tomorrow afternoon at 12:45 p.m. when the Buckeyes host Miami (OH) at Buckeye Field. Admission and parking are free. Fans are encouraged to donate to the Spielman Fund at the OSUCCC-James.