TRI-CITY AREA — Imlay City swept host Capac in a non-league varsity softball doubleheader last Thursday.
In the opener, Imlay City posted a 13-1 win against Capac.
Abigail Thibodeau (three singles and a double), Kayla Rossen (a single, a double and a homer), Natalie Douglas (a single and a homer), Emma Sellers (a single and a double) plus Jaya Forti (a pair of singles) led Imlay City with multiple-hit performances. They were backed by Makenzie Hayward, Skylar Stone and Lexa Forti (a single each).
Hayward was Imlay City’s pitcher of record. She gave up two hits over six innings, struck out eight and walked three.
Cerenity Helzer (a home run) and Meriah Mason (a single) supplied Capac’s hits.
In the second game, Imlay City picked up a 15-2 victory over Capac.
Thibodeau (three singles), Seanna Caudillo (a single and a home run), Skylar Stone (a single and a double) along with Grace Schriber, Jaya Forti and Sellers (a pair of singles apiece) put up Imlay City’s top plate credentials. Olivia Livingston, Hayward, Rossen and Douglas added a single each for the Spartans.
Schriber was the winning Imlay City pitcher. She allowed two hits over five innings, retired 10 on strikes and walked none.
Julia Schaefer and Madalyn Roberson (a single apiece) were the Capac players who reached the hitting column.
Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.