The Mystic Valley Regional Charter School softball team swept a four-inning contest against the Wizards of Prospect Hill Academy by a score of 12-0 Monday afternoon.
Mystic Valley opened the scoring in the bottom of the first as junior Tayla McDonough laced a one-run triple to center field to plate classmate Sophia Marcus for the 1-0 margin. Sophomore Bailey DeLeire followed with a single, bringing Marcus home. Seventh-grader Emily DeLeire hit a single and stole second base while sophomore Kyra Conti walked Bailey DeLeire home. Emily DeLeire stole base after base until she was home. Mystic Valley led 5-0 going into the second inning.
Mystic Valley upped the lead to 8-0 in the bottom of the second. McDonough launched a two-run shot to left field to bring Rachel Nabstedt and Sophia Marcus home. Bailey and Emily DeLeire both singled to right center before a single by Kyra Coni loaded the bases. JoJo Tu hit to first base, bringing home Emily DeLeire to end the inning.
The Maroon and Gold pushed the lead to 12-0 in the bottom of the third when sophomore Melissa Moura and McDonough registered base knocks and proceeded to steal to second and third base. The hosts increased the lead when Bailey DeLeire hit a triple to bring home Moura and McDonough. Prospect Hill Academy hurled out another inning of hits, but ultimately Mystic Valley was able to close the contest, resulting in a 12-0 game final score.
Inside the Numbers
Bailey DeLeire struck out 15 of the 18 batters she faced.
Tayla McDonough had a 2 RBI double.
Rachel Nabstedt had her first hit and run scored of the season.
The Eagles return to action on Tuesday as they travel to Lynn Tech to take on the Tigers, starting at 4:00 p.m.