Banes wins women’s softball league opener

Contributed Story Posted 22 May 2019 at 10:19 am

Scoring in every inning, Banes defeated Jr Wilson 16-10 in the Medina Women’s Softball League season opener on Monday.

Connie Heschke, Kathy Allen and Jami Chatt each banged out 3 hits and Patti Page 2 to lead the Banes attack.

Banes grabbed a 3-2 lead in the first inning on singles by Heschke, Jen Masse, Allen and Chatt.

A solo home run by Chatt in the third inning upped the lead to 5-3 but Jr Wilson scored three in the fourth to pull even at 6-6.

Banes regained the lead for good at 10-6 by scoring four time in the fifth on a double by Robin Blaun and singles by Allen, Chatt and Amy Allis.

Five more runs in the sixth on a double by Allen and singles by Heschke, Sue Seefeldt and Masse then put a lock on the win for Banes which next faces Orleans Vets on June 3.