The Brookfield Lady Dogs softball team hosted Milan Monday night for the second Pink Out at a BHS softball game. The event was held in conjunction with Saving Every Victim (SEV), and featured tributes to cancer survivors and those lost to the disease.
In memory of his late sister Ryenne, Lane Hicks threw out the first pitch before the varsity game. The SEV organization also had Josh Teter of Teter Auctions auction off a pair of autographed softballs as well.
Taylor Ewing was on the mound for the Lady Dogs in this game against an opponent they will face Wednesday night in the opening round of District’s. Milan went down in order in the top of the first with Ewing racking up a strikeout.
Bailey Parks reached on an error, and advanced to third on a pair of passed balls. Natalie Wheeler walked to put two on, and a double-steal with the pair scored Parks. After one inning, Brookfield led 1-0.
Milan again went down in order in the top of the second. Jaclyn Weydert and Paige Clawson both walked, and stole a base on a wild pitch, but would end the frame stranded. After two innings, Brookfield led 1-0.
Milan ended the perfect game chance with a walk in the third, but Ewing earned a pair of strikeouts to bring the top of the third to a close. Parks led off with a slap single. Alexis Lindsay and Wheeler sacrificed Parks to third in the next two at-bats. Megan kearns reached on an error, scoring Parks. Sammi Overton was hit by a pitch, but the pair ended the frame stranded. After three innings, Brookfield led 2-0.
Milan recorded their first hit to lead off the fourth inning, and got another base runner off of a Fielder’s Choice. But, the Lady Dogs allowed no runs, and Ewing recorded another strikeout. Alesa Frey hit a two out single, and parks brought her all the way home with a slap double. After four innings, Brookfield led 3-0.
Milan got another baserunner in the top of the fifth, but again the Lady Dogs did not allow a run. Ewing recorded two more strikeouts in the frame. Brittanie Magnuson hit a one out single, but would end the inning stranded. After five innings, Brookfield led 3-0.