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Hickory Ridge Secures Redemption

4/14/24

By:

Parker Hatch

Embler Kristyn is on Fire

Hickory Ridge Get's Their Revenge


Hickory Ridge overcame their recent struggles against West Stanly with a solid 5-2 victory on Thursday, avenging their prior 1-0 loss to the Colts.



Key Players


Embler Kristyn (Jr) delivered a standout performance on the mound, pitching all 7 innings and conceding only 1 earned (and one unearned) run on 7 hits while striking out 8 batters. Kristyn's reliability was evident, maintaining consistency with no more than 2 walks in 3 consecutive appearances.


Laura Herzig (Sr) and Katherine Rhyne (Jr) led Hickory Ridge's offensive charge, with Herzig scoring 3 runs and stealing a base while going 3-for-4, and Rhyne contributing 2 hits, 4 RBI, and a double.


Despite the loss, West Stanly had strong hitting performances from players like Aliyah Rush (Sr), who went 3-for-4 with an RBI, and Kristen Smith (Sr) who scored a run and had 2 hits.


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Team Info


With this win, Hickory Ridge boasts a 11-4 record, having won 5 of their last 6 matchups. On the other hand, West Stanly faces their second consecutive loss, bringing their season record to 10-6.



Up Next


Both teams hit the road for their upcoming games. Hickory Ridge will take on South Iredell at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, aiming to extend their three-game road winning streak. Meanwhile, West Stanly will face North Davidson at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday."

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