On Wednesday afternoon on their home field, the Calvin Lady Squires took on the Allendale Falcons. Both teams went scoreless in the first inning. In the second inning, Allendale put up 1 run and Calvin answered with 6 runs to end the inning. Calvin added another run in the third inning and 2 more in the fifth. Both teams scored a run in the sixth inning. Calvin held Allendale scoreless in the top of the 7th to end the game with a final score of 10 to 2.
The Lady Squires had 7 hits for the day including a double by Lizzy Szumski and 2 singles each by Michal Hoogland and Abby Green. Kelsey Kooistra and Courtney Tolar also each hit a single. Szumski had 3 RBIs for the day followed by Hoogland, Taylor Hans and Rachel DeVries with one RBI each. Kooistra had a great defensive day in the field at short-stop and ran for 2 stolen bases. Green threw 8 strike-outs from the mound.
When asked for his thoughts on the game, Coach Mike Gruppen commented “The girls responded very well to a tough loss to a solid Lee team on Monday. They really focused in practice on Tuesday and it showed today. We talk as a team about getting a little better every day. We did that today.”