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Whitehall stays hot in EPC Softball

It was a blustery day in Whitehall as the Zephyrs played host to Liberty in East Penn Conference Softball action. Despite playing in heavy gusts and colder temperatures, Whitehall got a solid pitching performance by Madison Cunningham. She struck out nine batters helping the Zephyrs post an 8-1 victory over the Hurricanes.

Whitehall went down 1-0 in the second inning but from there battled back scoring two runs in the 3rd, one run in both the 4th and 5th, before breaking the game wide open with a four-run 6th inning. Lindsey Gawrys with the knockout punch as she came through with a bases-loaded triple.

The Zephyrs (6-2, 7-3) have now won three in a row and four of their last five games. The Hurricanes (5-3,6-3), meanwhile, after starting the year at 5-0 have lost three of their last four games. In a losing effort, Paige Zigmund struck out a dozen batters on the afternoon.

Both teams back in action on Wednesday, with Whitehall hosting Stroudsburg, while Liberty will entertain Emmaus.







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