Hurricane vs. Desert Hills, Softball, St. George, Utah, Mar. 19, 2015 | Photo by Robert Hoppie, ASPpix.com, St. George News
ST. GEORGE — Tuesday afternoon Desert Hills got thrashed by Snow Canyon. Thursday afternoon, it was the Lady Thunder that did the thrashing in a 15-3 victory over Hurricane.
Sophie Wilcox pitched the entire five innings of the mercy-rule shortened game and Morgynn Rosemeyer had three hits, including two doubles, in the win.
It is the first win of the year for Desert Hills, which has been 10-runned five times this year. The freshman Rosemeyer, making her varsity debut, knocked on three runs and scored thrice herself. Sophomore Ashlee File also had a pair of doubles and three total hits and Shyann Reynolds had an RBI triple for the Thunder.
D-Hills pounded out 16 hits, including five extra-base knocks. Walker allowed just three hits and two earned runs as Desert Hills inproved its record to 1-6, 1-1 in region play. Eleven of the 15 runs were scored in the first and second innings.
Hurricane dropped to 3-4 overall, 0-2 in region with the loss. The Thunder are at Pine View next Tuesday, while the Lady Tigers are off until next Friday, when they’ll host the Lady Panthers.
Copyright St. George News, SaintGeorgeUtah.com LLC, 2015, all rights reserved.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Andy Griffin has been in sports media since 1989 and has covered BYU, Utah State and the Utah Jazz as well as all sports in southern Utah. A journalism graduate of USU, Andy has carried on a dual career as both a sports writer and a sports broadcaster and has been heard around the country. He has also been published in USA Today, Sport magazine, The Sporting News, Fairways magazine, the Los Angeles Times and locally in the Deseret News, the Salt Lake Tribune and the Spectrum. Andy was “The Voice of Region 9 sports,” for many years. He also hosted a daily sports talk show for three years called AG in the a.m.
Andy has been married to his college sweetheart Shelly for 28 years and has five children ages 13 to 25.