Lady Leafs softball shuts down Orion

Claudia Loucks
Natalie Baumgardner hits a homerun in the Geneseo and Orion softball game which Geneseo won – 13-0.

The Lady Leafs defeated Orion, 13-0, on Thursday, April 15, when three GHS pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Morgan Snell struck out Orion’s No. 24 to clinch the game.

Geneseo scored 10 runs in the third inning, with singles by Snell, Drayana DeBoef and Maya Bieneman; homeruns by Natalie Baumgardner and DeBoef, a groundout by Snell, an error on a ball put in play by Anna Narup and a double by Payton Stohl.

Narup earned the victory in the pitcher’s circle for the Lady Leafs – in three innings allowing zero runs on zero hits and striking out 7 batters. Snell and Katelyn Emerick entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game.