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Middletown softball beats Trinity, Camp Hill

Posted 4/10/19

The Middletown Blue Raiders softball team picked up its first two wins of the season to move to 2-3.

On April 2, in a 14-4 win at Camp Hill, Kate Fitzpatrick had four hits — a double in the …

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Middletown softball beats Trinity, Camp Hill

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The Middletown Blue Raiders softball team picked up its first two wins of the season to move to 2-3.

On April 2, in a 14-4 win at Camp Hill, Kate Fitzpatrick had four hits — a double in the first, single in the fifth, a home run in the sixth, and a single in the seventh.

Pitcher Madison Gipe earned the win, allowing six hits and four runs in seven innings, and striking out three.

Middletown scored in the first on a single by Levi Balliet. After Camp Hill scored in the bottom of the inning, Middletown scored a run in the fourth when Halley Hockenberry singled to drive in a run.

Fitzpatrick’s home run helped the Blue Raiders score five times in the sixth.

Noelle Zimmerman also drove in a run.

Middletown had 17 hits on the day, including multiple-hit games by Fitzpatrick, Sara Dintiman, Hockenberry, Carly Dupes and Zimmerman.

Monday at Trinity, the Raiders scored three runs in the sixth inning to pick up a 4-1 win.

Jenna Jerome and Dintiman each drove in runs.

Jenna Alford was the winning pitcher for Middletown, giving up only one run on seven hits in her seven innings, and striking out three.

The Raiders had six hits overall, including two each for Amanda Lee and Jerome.

Susquehanna Township 5, Middletown 0

The Blue Raiders could manage only one hit Thursday in a 5-0 loss at Susquehanna Township — a fifth-inning single by Jenna Jerome.

Noelle Zimmerman took the loss, pitching six innings and allowing eight hits and five runs while striking out one.

Susquehanna Township scored in the first inning on an error and never trailed.