Thunder Basin Rolls Past Rock Springs at State Softball [VIDEOS]
Two pitchers combined for a one-hitter as Thunder Basin shut out Rock Springs 23-0 at the state softball championships on Thursday in Gillette.
Jaci Piercy allowed one hit over four innings of work, while Ella Partlow tossed one inning in relief. The two combined for only 65 total pitches in the victory.
Thunder Basin had 19 hits on offense, which included 10 extra-base hits. Macie Selfors had a triple and a home run among three hits and five RBI’s. Lauren O’Loughlin added three hits, including a triple and a home run, and four RBI’s.
The Bolts jumped out to a 3-0 lead before a lightning delay of over an hour. That didn’t slow down Thunder Basin. They scored five in the second inning and added three more on Selfors home run in the third. The Bolts put 12 more runs on the board in the fourth, which featured O’Loughlin’s homer.
WyoPreps spoke with Emma Kimberling following the Bolts’ victory.
Ava Erramouspe had the lone hit for Rock Springs.
Thunder Basin will play their rival Campbell County in a winner’s bracket game at 10 a.m. on Friday.
Rock Springs will face Cody in an elimination game at noon on Friday.