Heartbreakers 18U Elite defeated SW York Lady Outlaws 18U 1-0 on Saturday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Nikki West struck out Hannah Shaffer to finish off the game.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Heartbreakers 18U Elite pitchers struck out ten, while Maggie Rickrode sat down four.
A single by Rickrode in the first inning was a positive for SW York Lady Outlaws 18U.
West pitched the Heartbreakers to victory. She lasted four innings, allowing one hit and zero runs while striking out eight and walking zero. Rickrode took the loss for SW York Lady Outlaws 18U. She allowed three hits and one run over five innings, striking out four.
Mel Firestone started the game for Heartbreakers 18U Elite. She allowed one hit and zero runs over two innings, striking out two.
Paige Wilhelm, West, and Alex Karamihas each collected one hit to lead Heartbreakers 18U Elite.