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Hall's Backhoe picks up another win
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Ashton Whiles had 11 strikeouts and two hits to help Halls Backhoe beat Ben Lomand Connect 12-8 Tuesday night. Halls Backhoe stayed in first place with the victory while improving its record to 7-1 this season. - photo by Jeffery Simmons
Hall’s Backhoe earned its seventh win in the girls 11-13 senior league Tuesday night and the team did so while having only seven players.Despite taking two outs each time through the lineup, Hall’s Backhoe was able to put up plenty of runs in a 12-8 victory over Ben Lomand Connect. With the victory, Hall’s Backhoe improved to 7-1 while Ben Lomand Connect dropped to 2-4.Hall’s Backhoe started out the game with its first four batters reaching base and ultimately scoring, showing the kind of efficiency the team would need to win. Grace Rains began the game by reaching base after being hit by a pitch, then scored on Ashton Whiles’ double.Emily Mikkola and Lexie Chadwell followed with back-to-back triples, making it 3-0 with no outs.