Jayde Tucker take a high-five from Coach Randy Burditt as she heads to home plate after hitting a home run in the sixth inning. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
The ‘Topper softball team traveled to Pojoaque Tuesday to face the Elkettes in a non-district game played on the Chris Peterson Field. This cross town rivalry is usually a very competitive but this year the Elkettes struggled as the ‘Toppers easily won 9-3.
The Elkettes jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning, and added one run in the third. The ‘Toppers scored two runs in the second, one in the third and four in the fourth and one in the sixth to win 9-3. The lead off pitcher was Savana Luster, she pitched 4 2/3 innings and was credited with the win.
The ‘Toppers had two home runs, one in the third by Megan Romero and one in the sixth by Jayde Tucker.