In its first regular game of the season, the Gloucester High School varsity softball team defeated the Hampton High Crabbers, 27-0, Tuesday night at home.
GHS pitcher Jayanna Richards pitched a complete game, striking out 13 batters in five innings. She also had two doubles and five RBIs during her first game with Gloucester.
Hailey Hardaway had two hits, including a first-inning home run and also had five RBIs. Samantha Carlton added three hits while Kaia Hutton contributed two hits in three at bats.
In total, GHS had 15 hits and were also aided by eight Crabber errors.
The GHS softball team is scheduled to travel to Hampton tonight and to Churchland Friday. All games have a 4:30 p.m. start time.
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