Sunday, July 7, 2019

Kimball hurls Perfect Game, Windham takes 11/12 softball State Tourney opener

GLENBURN - The 2019 softball State Tournament kicked off with a bang Sunday afternoon in Glenburn, as Windham (District 6) overpowered Medomak (District 2) 9-0 behind a Perfect Game pitching performance from Kennedy Kimball. Windham will play again Thursday at 3:30 p.m. against District 3 representative Hermon.

Wimdham's Kennedy Kimball delivers a strike out pitch during the opening game of the-11/12 softball State Tournament in Glenburn on Sunday. Windham defeated Medomak 9-0 behind a Perfect Game performance by Kimball. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Kimball over powered the Medomak hitters, striking out the first 14 batters she faced until Medomak's Madison Boynton was thrown out at first base after a bunt attempt to end the fifth inning. Kimball then struck out the side in the sixth inning, giving her 17 for the game and the win.

Windham's catcher throws to first base in the fifth inning to retire a Medomak batter. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Offensively, Stella Jarvais led Windham with a double, two singles, and three runs batted in. Kimball, Lydia Marden, and Chloe Edwards (2 hits) each had an RBI single. Caitlyn Marsh and Oakley McLeod each chipped in with a base hit.

 (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

 (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

  (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

 (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

MEDOMAK (0-1)  0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 2 
WINDHAM  (1-0)  1 0 3 4 1 x -- 9 9 0

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