2018-06-07 / Sports

Flushing softball falls in district final

By Kylee Richardson
810-452-2632 • krichardson@mihomepaper.com


Flushing’s Hailey Mills goes through her wind up against Lapeer on April 10. 
Photo by Todd Boone Flushing’s Hailey Mills goes through her wind up against Lapeer on April 10. Photo by Todd Boone SAGINAW – The Flushing girls’ softball team fell short of a district title after losing to a tough Swartz Creek 11-0 in the district final. Flushing defeated Saginaw Arthur Hill 15-0 in the semifinal and Carman-Ainsworth 16-1 in the district opener.

Swartz Creek grabbed a 4-0 lead in the first and added three in the second and four in the fourth. Hailey Mills tossed four innings and struck out one allowing 10 hits and 11 runs. Haley Beaudry had Flushing’s only hit of the game.

In the semifinal, Flushing scored two in the first, 11 in the second and two in the third to end the game after three innings. Jayna Clark struck out seven.

Abbey Gordon was 2-for-3 from the plate with an RBI and two runs. Addisen Wagner added a hit, an RBI and three runs and Anna Schutte had an RBI, two walks and two runs. Savanah Miller and Mills both crossed home twice.

Swartz Creek defeated Saginaw Heritage 13-0 in the other semifinal. Swartz Creek now travels to Saginaw Valley State University for regionals where it will face Bay City Western on Saturday. The winner will play either Lapeer or Alpena for the regional title.

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