The Washington Lady Blue Lion varsity softball team hosted Hillsboro for a Frontier Athletic Conference contest Tuesday with Hillsboro coming away with a 13-6 victory.
It was a tough game defensively for Washington as the Lady Lions had six errors that helped Hillsboro score five unearned runs.
Makenna Knisley started and suffered the loss for Washington. She pitched six innings with 10 hits and 10 runs (eight earned) with five strikeouts and five walks.
Kayla Roberts was the winning pitcher for Hillsboro, going seven innings with four hits and six earned runs. She struck out 11 and walked five.
Madison Haithcock pitched one inning for Washington, with two hits and three unearned runs.
Hillsboro scored one run in the second and three in the third. Washington responded with three runs in the bottom of the third. Hillsboro countered with two runs in the fourth, one in the fifth, three in the sixth and three in the seventh. Washington rallied for three runs in the seventh.
For Hillsboro, Kinsey Gilliland was 3 for 4 with a home run, four runs scored and two RBI.
Camryn Spruell went 3 for 5 with a home run, two RBI and three runs scored.
Kaley Jo Myers went 3 for 5 with one RBI.
Roberts had a double, driving in one run and scoring two.
At the plate for Washington, Knisley hit a home run and drove in three runs.
Meredith Pabst had two hits and scored one run and Addison Knisley had one hit and drove in two runs.
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Chris Hoppes is the sports editor for the Record Herald in Washington C.H.