Kougars News · Varsity Softball Picks Up First Conference Win vs Lowell

Kankakee Valley Kougars Varsity Victorious Over Lowell In Low-Scoring Affair

Both teams were strong on the rubber Tuesday, but Kankakee Valley Kougars Varsity defeated Lowell 2-1. Kankakee Valley Kougars Varsity pitchers allowed just three hits to Lowell.

In the first inning, Kankakee Valley Kougars Varsity got their offense started when Carlye Walter’s wild pitch allowed one run to score for Kankakee Valley Kougars Varsity.

MaryKate Shultz was credited with the victory for Kankakee Valley Kougars Varsity. The pitcher surrendered one run on one hit over five and a third innings, striking out seven and walking zero. Walter took the loss for Lowell. The pitcher allowed seven hits and two runs over eight and two-thirds innings, striking out 14. Lexi Broyles started the game for Kankakee Valley Kougars Varsity. Broyles allowed two hits and zero runs over three and two-thirds innings, striking out five

Carly Basham went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Kankakee Valley Kougars Varsity in hits. Kankakee Valley Kougars Varsity was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error.

The Kougars scored their second run in the bottom of the 9th when Elyse Starr reached home. Elyse walked during her at bat. Abbi Wilhelm had the game winning hit for the Kougars.