CAPAC — Chloe Moran’s clutch bunt single with two out during the bottom half of the seventh inning plated Alley Block with the deciding run as Capac edged visiting Greater Thumb Conference East counterpart Memphis, 5-4, in the opener of their doubleheader on Monday.
Madalyn Roberson (two singles and a double), Jewel Rickman (three singles) and Annabelle Schneider (two singles) led Capac with multiple-hit performances. They were backed by Julia Schaefer (a triple) plus Skielar Tesnow, Paige Hansen, Chloe Schocke and Moran (a single each).
Roberson was the winning Capac pitcher. Roberson gave up nine hits, struck out seven and walked five.
In the second game, Capac finished with 18 hits.
Tesnow (three singles and a double) paced Capac’s offensive attack. The Chiefs also had Hansen (single, double and a triple), Cerenity Helzer (a single and a triple), Schaefer, Roberson and Rickman (two singles apiece) plus Schneider, Moran and Schocke (a single each) reach the hitting column.
Tesnow was Capac’s pitcher of record, prevailing with relief help from Tesnow. They allowed 11 total hits, retired three on strikes and walked two.
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.