MALVERN – Stanton sophomore Ali Silvius had three hits in Stanton’s 8-7 win over East Mills, Friday, June 7.
Her third came in the sixth inning and put the Viqueens in front 8-7 to earn their second one-run win of the week, this one giving them their first Corner Conference win of the season.
Silvius singled to start the game and came home on a Shelby Brockshus groundout giving Stanton a 1-0 lead.
The Viqueens wouldn’t enjoy another advantage until Silvius’ hit in the sixth. East Mills scored four runs off of Viqueens pitcher Kaitlyn Bruce in the first inning.
After Stanton scored a pair of unearned runs in the second, the Wolverines put up a run in the third and two more in the fourth to lead 7-3.
Stanton answered with three runs in the fifth and then two in the sixth to take the lead for good.
Silvius pitched the final two innings to nail down the win for the Viqueens.
Kami Tibben scored three runs for the Viqueens while Silvius crossed the plate twice.
Bruce drove in four runs, including the game-tying run in the sixth. She scored on Silvius’ single.
Essex sophomore Sami York was 1-3 with a single and a walk.
The Viqueens improved to 3-3 overall, 1-1 in the Corner Conference.
East Mills fell to 0-5 overall and 0-3 in the conference with the loss.