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Butler Clinches a Close Win Against Ardrey Kell

3/29/24

By:

Parker Hatch

Up Next: Providence

Butler Edges Ardrey Kell


Butler showcased their dependability on Thursday, proving they can win close matchups as effectively as they can secure commanding victories. In a tightly contested game against the Ardrey Kell Knights, Butler emerged victorious with a 4-2 win, marking a significant turnaround from their previous encounter where Ardrey Kell narrowly edged them out with a 9-8 victory on March 13th.



A balanced offensive effort propelled Butler to success, with 6 different players contributing hits. Notably, Ashlynne Forrest (So) stood out, delivering a 2-for-3 performance at the plate, including 2 crucial RBIs.

Despite the outcome, Ardrey Kell's Jenna Volturno (Fr) displayed impressive skill on the mound, limiting Butler's scoring opportunities with a strong pitching performance over 6 innings.


At bat, Ardrey Kell's Emersyn Presutty (Jr) made her presence felt with a home run and 2 RBIs, demonstrating her offensive capabilities despite the final result.



Team Info


Butler's recent form has been commendable, winning 5 of their last 6 matches and elevating their season record to 8-4. On the Other Hand, Ardrey Kell's defeat marked their third consecutive loss at home, bringing their record to 5-8-1.



Up Next


Both teams now turn their attention to their upcoming fixtures, eager to capitalize on their strengths and secure victories on home turf. Butler is set to face Providence at 5:00 p.m. on April 9th, where their formidable pitching staff will pose a challenge for Providence's hitters. Meanwhile, Ardrey Kell will take on Cuthbertson at 5:30 p.m. on April 9th, aiming to bounce back against a team known for their offensive prowess.

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