The Gloucester High School varsity softball team racked up two wins this past week against Menchville and Warwick.The Lady Dukes beat the Menchville Monarchs, 1-0, last Thursday away. Jayanna Richards pitched a one-hit shutout, striking out six batters. She also supplied the offense when she sent a line drive over the left centerfield fence for the game’s only run.
Menchville had runners on second and third bases with only one out during the second inning. Richards produced the second out at home plate and struck out the next hitter to end the inning.
Gloucester beat Warwick on the road Monday, 13-3. Though they won, the Lady Dukes did not get off to a good start. At the end of the first inning, Gloucester was losing, 2-0.
The Lady Dukes came back in the third inning, taking an 8-2 lead. Samantha Carlton led off with a walk and scored on Sadie Bowden’s triple; Bowden scored on Hailey Hardaway’s hit. Kimber Rainey raised her team’s score with a two-RBI single. Nevea...
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