Lynch Homers, Strikes Out Six In 8-2 Win
LAS VEGAS – The #2 Washington Huskies finished off a long Saturday with an 8-2 win over UNLV. Sis Bates, SilentRain Espinoza, and Kelley Lynch all had multiple hits, with Lynch hitting a home run while also striking out six batters in the circle.
The Huskies were patient all day, drawing eight walks and getting hit by two pitches. Sami Reynolds led the way with three walks. It was Reynolds' seventh career game with multiple walks and second three-walk game. Morganne Flores also drew two walks.
Lynch was excellent all-around, with five of her six strikeouts catching batters looking. She would retire nine in a row at one point before Gabbie Plain took over for the final three innings. Plain would shutout UNLV in her time in the circle, ending the day by striking out the side to seal the victory.
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Washington will have just one game tomorrow, facing off with Dixie State at 9:00 am.
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