Knights Schweighart throws a shutout for the only win of the week
The ALAH Knights softball finished the regular season playing four games last week, winning one and losing three.
High scoring game leaves Knights overtaken by Cumberland
Cumberland bested the Knights in a high-scoring affair, 14-8 at Cumberland last Saturday.
ALAH struggled to contain the high-powered offense of the Pirates, giving up 14 runs.
Cumberland took an early lead in the first inning when Jadalyn Sowers singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run. They took the lead for good with three runs in the third inning.
The Knights scored five runs in the second inning. Charley Condill, Mackenzie Condill, and Alisha Frederick each had RBIs in the frame.
Maddie Schweighart toed the rubber for ALAH as the righthander went four and a third innings, allowing 14 runs on 19 hits and striking out two.
Junior Knights Alisha Frederick smacked one home run out in the second inning.
ALAH had 11 hits in the game with Frederick, Condill, and Kailee Otto each managing multiple hits. Frederick went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead the team in hits.
ALAH smacks ten hits, lose to Sullivan
Both pitching staffs had their hands full on Saturday in a high-scoring affair as Sullivan bested ALAH 15-7.
The Knights struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Sullivan, giving up 15 runs.
ALAH got on the board in the first inning when Alisha Frederick drove in one on a double.
In the third inning ALAH notched three runs as Ryli Kauffman, Frederick, and Maggie Benedict each had RBIs in the frame.
The Knights racked up ten hits on the day as Frederick and Mackenzie Condill all managed multiple hits. Condill and Frederick each managed two hits to lead the team.
In walk-off, ALAH loses to Central A&M
A walk-off left the Knights on the wrong end with a 13-10 defeat to Central A & M at home last Friday.
The game was tied at ten with Central A & M batting in the bottom of the seventh when Makenzie Smith homered on a 1-0 count, scoring three runs.
Charley Condill collected four hits in defeat as she singled in the first, third, and fourth, and doubled in the sixth.
The Raiders opened up scoring in the first inning when Jayne Damery doubled on a 2-1 count, scoring three runs. Central A & M evened things up at ten in the bottom of the sixth inning when Carsyn Bugg singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
The Knights notched five runs in the fourth inning led by Layla Deel and Mackenzie Condill, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Ryli Kauffman took the loss for ALAH surrendering three runs on three hits over three and a third innings, striking out three.
Maddie Schweighart started the game for the Knights lasting three innings, allowing nine hits and ten runs while striking out five.
ALAH had 15 hits in the game with Condill, Alisha Frederick, and Deel each having multiple hits. Condill went 4-for-4 at the plate to lead the team in hits.
Knights Schweighart shuts out Sullivan
Maddie Schweighart shut down Sullivan on Monday, May 9, throwing a complete game shutout and leading the Knights to a 3-0 victory on the road.
The pitching was strong on both sides as Schweighart struck out nine and Maddy Probus sat down six for the Redskins.
Schweighart was the winning pitcher for ALAH surrendering zero runs on two hits over seven innings, striking out nine and walking zero.
Probus took the loss for Sullivan. The pitcher allowed six hits and three runs over seven innings, striking out six and walking one.
The Knights tallied six hits in the game with Alisha Frederick and Kaci Beachy all collecting multiple hits. Beachy and Frederick each managed two hits to lead the team. ALAH didn’t commit a single error in the field as Beachy had nine chances in the field, the most on the team.