Whippet Softball Team Defeats Edgerton

The Whitewater girls’ softball team finished the regular season with a win against Edgerton by a score of 12-2. The Whippets scored 1 run in the first inning but Edgerton took the lead with 2 runs in the top of the second. Whitewater exploded for 7 runs in the bottom of the second to take an 8-2 lead. The Whippets added 3 runs in the 3rd inning to go up 11-2 and won the game in the 5th inning as Bryce Hibbs hit a homerun to put Whitewater up by 10. Sara Johnson pitched a complete game to earn her 11th win of the season. Bryce Hibbs (photo) and Sara Johnson had 3 hits each while Morgan Gransee and Alyssa Schumacher had 2 hits each. Hibbs scored 4 runs while also hitting a double and a homerun. Liz Katzman, Alyssa Schumacher and Sara Johnson each drove in 3 runs.

This was also Senior Day so Whitewater honored 5 seniors for their contributions over the last 4 years. Honored were Autumn Lesar, Jocelin Beecroft, Sara Johnson, Catherine Yang and Kailey Ruhl.

Whitewater ended the season tied with East Troy for second place in the Rock Valley Conference with a 14-4 record. Overall the Whippets finished with a 15-6 record.

The Whippets start regional play next Tuesday, May 21st , as they travel to Waukesha to take on Waukesha Catholic Memorial. Game time is 5:00.

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