AFTON — Afton and Colcord combined for 33 hits — including 15 doubles — as the Lady Hornets grabbed a wild 11-7 victory from the Lady Eagles.
Afton earned a split in the Monday, Sept. 11, festival by coasting 17-6 against Ketchum.
Seven of the Lady Eagles’ 17 hits were doubles and Colcord had eight two-baggers among its 16 hits.
The Lady Hornets broke out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning but saw Afton tie the game at 5-5 in the bottom of the fifth.
Colcord took the lead for good in the top of the sixth with four runs.
The Lady Eagles picked up two runs in the bottom of the sixth, but Colcord pushed across a final two in the seventh.
Tommy Betz started the Afton seventh with a double, but a double play and a grounder to first ended the game.
The Lady Eagles left 10 runners stranded in the game. They left runners at third twice and had a runner thrown out a home.
Ragan Hudson collected a double and two singles for Afton, which also got two doubles from Savanna Mullikin, a double and single from Carlee Shinn, Sam Saylor, Sabrina Betz and Tommy Betz and two singles each from Layne Hudson and Kaylea Roberts.
Makayla Phan, Kaylee Potter and Abby Simmons had a double and two singles for Colcord.
Losing pitcher Taylee Burrow logged seven strikeouts and no walks.
Afton 17, Ketchum 6
The Lady Eagles turned a close game into a blowout by scoring four times in the fourth, seven in the fifth inning and four in the sixth.
Bases loaded walks to Quetta Woodall, Tommy Betz and Shinn and four wild pitches keyed the Lady Eagle fifth.
Mullikin collected a double and two singles for Afton with Ragan Hudson getting a double and single.
Layne Hudson and Woodall had two singles each while Shinn, Sabrina Betz and Tommy Betz chipped in with a single each.
The Lady Eagles benefitted from 15 walks and an error.
Ketchum had six hits against Burrow, who struck out six and walked none.