The Gloucester High School varsity softball team posted two Peninsula District wins and a non-district loss in recent action.
Sadie Bowden pitched a no-hitter in her first high school appearance as the Dukes dismantled the host Denbigh Patriots, 29-0, last Thursday. The sophomore infielder-turned-pitcher struck out eight batters in her five-inning stint.Offensively, Gloucester was led by Kimber Rainey who had three hits and four RBIs. Hailey Hardaway also contributed three hits while driving in two runs. Sierra West and Grace Saunders added two hits apiece with Saunders adding a double and four RBIs.
The prior day, the Dukes lost a 10-3 non-district contest with visiting Mathews (see related story).
In district play on May 18, Gloucester overwhelmed host Hampton, 26-4, as freshman Kaia Hutton had a huge day at the plate. Hutton went 3-4 with seven RBIs.
In the first inning, Hutton hit a long three-run home run to get the Dukes off to a 3-0 lead. In the third inning, she si...
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