Lady Dukes defeat Matthews 9-1

Published 9:24 am Wednesday, May 9, 2018

by Jonathan Smith

On Friday night, the Windsor Lady Dukes traveled to Matthews to take on the defending state champions, ultimately defeating them 9-1.

The Lady Dukes got things started in the first inning when junior Cameron Pagan singled on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs. The Lady Dukes then put up five runs in the fifth.

The Lady Dukes’ offense came from singles by Pagan, Kayce Gray and Hailey Delgado. Senior E.J. Bankson earned the win for Windsor, allowing four hits and one run over seven innings, striking out seven.

The Lady Dukes scored nine runs off 10 hits. Pagan led the way with two hits while Delgado, Alyssa Funai, Sydney Carter, Bankson, Gray, MaKayla Burks and Edythe Carr all collected hits for the Dukes.

JONATHAN SMITH is the assistant softball coach at Windsor High School. He can be reached at 242-4948.