Rock Creek splits with Riley County

The Mustangs defeated Riley County 13-1 on Tuesday thanks in part to Maddi Figge, who drove in four runners. Figge drove in runs on her first career home run in the second and a double in the fourth. Rock Creek  secured the victory thanks to seven runs in the third inning. Rock Creek scored on a single by Jayden Weers, a single by Joceline Eichem, a Jessica Kildow single and Haley Petty drove in 2 with her first long ball homerun of the season. Hammett earned the win for the Mustangs. She tossed five innings, giving up one run, two hits, striking out six, and walking one. Rock Creek collected 13 hits. Weers, Brook Dillon, Figge, Petty, and Eichem each collected multiple hits for the Mustangs. Weers went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Rock Creek in hits. Dillon led Mustangs with two stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with five stolen bases.


Tuesday’s second game against Riley County was a heartbreaker for the Mustangs, as they lost the lead late in a 20-10 defeat. Demi Kunkel, Lee, Hammett, and Joceline Eichem each collected multiple hits for the Mustangs. Eichem, Hammett, and Lee each drove in two runs.  Olivia Lee hit a solo shot in the bottom of the 5th inning.  Rock Creek could not make plays as Riley County continued to challenge the defense.  Hammett pitched the majority of the game with Weers and sophomore Morgan Searle also seeing action at pitcher.  Rock Creek plays on the road on both Thursday and Friday against Abilene and Clay Center respectively.  Rock Creek is 5-5 at the halfway mark of the season.