Pitching a winning game

Published 7:58 pm Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Casie Wright pitches for the Hurricanes softball team. On Monday afternoon, her work on the field helped to defeat the players from Patrick Henry Community College, 8-6.

Fellow Hurricanes of the softball team hugs pitcher Casie Wright after she struck out a player from visiting Patrick Henry Community College.

The home team won 8-6 on Monday. Coach Carrie Hoeft, in the foreground, said her team has been doing “as well as expected for the first year.”

The players are “hovering around .500.” There are six more conference games to play, and Hoeft said she’s hopeful the Hurricanes will make the tournament.