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Multiple Teams · Deer Valley High School Varsity Softball beat Desert Mountain High School 5-4

Saturday, February 27, 2016

12:00 PM

Deer Valley High School

Desert Mountain High School

Game Recap

Rachel Burkland allowed 17 hits, but managed to get enough outs to help Deer Valley Skyhawks Varsity defeat Desert Mountain in six innings on Saturday.

The game was back-and-forth heading into the fifth, with four lead changes.

Deer Valley Skyhawks Varsity pulled out the win thanks to a strong fifth inning. Deer Valley Skyhawks Varsity scored on an RBI single by Marlee Pieper off Koritala, plating Alexis Ochoa.

Koritala was charged with the loss. She lasted just two innings, walked none, struck out one, and allowed three runs.

Deer Valley Skyhawks Varsity jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the top of the third. After Lizzy Cartwright tripled, Rene Burkland tripled, scoring Cartwright. Deer Valley Skyhawks Varsity added more runs when Burkland scored on an RBI single by Pieper.

Deer Valley Skyhawks Varsity didn’t give up the lead after the fifth inning. Additional runs came from an error.