Homer softball sweeps Houston


The host Homer softball team swept Houston on Wednesday to improve to 7-3 overall.

The Mariners won the first game 16-4 in four innings. Homer led 5-3 after the second inning and 12-3 after the third.

Zoe Adkins went the distance for the Mariners, giving up four runs on seven hits while walking one and striking out five.

Grace Godfrey was 3 for 3 with four RBIs and three runs, while Hannah Hatfield was 2 for 2 with three RBIs and two runs. Also for Homer, Haylee Owen had three runs, Delilah Harris had two runs, Adkins had two runs and Kahleah Fraley had two runs.

Homer took the second game 22-4 in five innings. Houston was the home team on the scoreboard, with Homer leading 3-2 after the first, 8-2 after the second, 13-3 after the third and 13-4 after the fourth.

Adkins again went the distance, allowing four runs — two earned — on seven hits while walking two and striking out seven.

Harris was 3 for 5 with four RBIs and three runs while Godfrey was 3 for 4 with three RBIs and five runs.

Also for Homer, Hatfield was 2 for 4 with three runs, Owen had four runs, Ariana Davis was 2 for 4 with two runs, Adkins was 2 for 3, Sophie Ellison was 2 for 4 with two runs and Julie Guess had two runs.

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