Pam Pack Roundup

Published 4:51 pm Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Washington softball decimates the Vikings

KINSTON‑The Pam Pack continued its scintillating run this season, defeating Kinston 18-0 on the road on Tuesday.

Washington (17-1, 11-0) used the game’s only three innings to blow away Kinston (2-13, 1-10) in the Eastern Carolina 2A Conference matchup. Five runs in the first inning, followed by seven in the second and six more in the third inning were more than enough to vanquish the Vikings.

The Pam Pack collected 11 hits and 11 RBI in Tuesday’s game. Emme Davis, Mary Dixon and Mary Holscher all led Washington with two hits each. Holscher, a freshman, also had a game-high four RBI. Grace Lassiter and Desiree Maurizzio contributed with two RBI apiece.

Abbi Tucker was in the pitcher’s circle for the Pam Pack, as she allowed only one hit. Tucker struck out six of the nine batters she faced on Tuesday.

The Pam Pack will finish its regular season tonight with a home game against West Craven. The game will start at 6 p.m. after the ceremony honoring the team’s seniors for Senior Night.

Pam Pack baseball back in playoff spot with win

KINSTON—A strong first inning allowed Washington to coast to an 18-0 win over Kinston Tuesday night, bumping the Pam Pack back into a playoff spot.

With the win, Washington (12-6, 6-5) finds itself in the fourth place in the Eastern Carolina 2A Conference and in possession of the final automatic qualifying ticket to the playoffs.

Seemingly intent on fighting its way into the playoffs, the Pam Pack opened Tuesday’s game against Kinston (0-17, 0-11) with a nine-run scoring spree. Washington scored two runs in both the second and third innings, before adding five more in the fifth.

The Pam Pack pulled itself out of its recent slump, racking up 20 hits in the game. The hits were well distributed among the team, with 13 out of the 14 batters for Washington getting at least one hit. Chris Sulc led the way for the Pam Pack with four hits and four RBI.

Washington starting pitcher Frederick Holscher limited the Vikings to a pair of hits in three innings of work. The senior racked up six strikeouts and walked two batters. Hunter Hall pitched the game’s final two innings, striking out four.

The Pam Pack closes out its regular season with a home game today against West Craven at 7 p.m. As part of Senior Night, there will be a ceremony before the game honoring the team’s seniors.