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Lewis sparks Hawks’ rout of Greene County

JEFFERSON — Six different players smacked at least one hit and the South Hamilton softball team rebounded from a loss the previous night to truck Greene County in a Heart of Iowa Conference contest here Wednesday night.

The Hawks blasted 10 hits and made just one miscue defensively in a 7-1 victory over the Rams (1-1, 1-1 HOIC).

Ahead 1-0 after three innings, South Hamilton (2-1, 2-1 HOIC) pushed five runs across in the third and fourth frames, and added another run in the fifth to pull away.

Emma Lewis went 3 for 4 with a pair of doubles and one RBI to spark the Hawks. Jessi Harms finished 2 for 3 and Tanna Thompson went 2 for 4 in her first varsity start. Anna Lammers, Brenna Barquist and Jessica Woodall all singled.

Lewis, Harms, Barquist, Woodall, Mackenzy Grady and Kate Barkema all drove in a run.

Harms controlled Greene County from inside the pitcher’s circle. The senior right-hander was touched for only three hits and she struck out two.

South Hamilton will be at home on Monday to host Nevada at 7:30 p.m.

S. Hamilton 7, Greene County 1

Wednesday at Jefferson

SH 100 231 0 — 7 10 1

GC 000 001 0 — 1 3 4

Jessi Harms and Mackenzy Grady. Emma Hoyle and Emma Stream. WP — Harms. LP — Hoyle. Multiple hits — SH: Emma Lewis (3), Harms, Tanna Thompson. 2B — SH: Lewis (2). RBI — SH: Lewis, Grady, Harms, Brenna Barquist, Kate Barkema, Jessica Woodall; GC: Stream.

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