Both Southern Valley/Alma Saints Varsity and Hershey had their offenses going on Thursday, but Southern Valley/Alma Saints Varsity eventually prevailed 16-8. Southern Valley/Alma Saints Varsity fired up the offense in the first inning, when Natasha Hock grounded out, scoring one run. In the bottom of the first inning, Hershey tied things up at two. Rylee Seamann drove in two when Seamann singled. Southern Valley/Alma Saints Varsity pulled away for good with five runs in the third inning. In the third Olivia Moorhead induced Abbi Fox to hit into a fielder's choice, but one run scored, Kaylee Baker grounded out, scoring one run, Alivia Taylor singled on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs, and Sarah Holste singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run. Hershey scored three runs in the fourth inning. Hershey offense in the inning was led by Elie Schmitt, Jordyn Messersmith, and Jaycie Reitz, who each had RBIs in the inning. Emma Joppa was the winning pitcher for Southern Valley/Alma Saints Varsity. The righthander surrendered eight runs on seven hits over seven innings, striking out 11. Moorhead took the loss for Hershey. The bulldog allowed 15 hits and 16 runs over seven innings, striking out eight. Southern Valley/Alma Saints Varsity launched one home run on the day. Baker went for the long ball in the sixth inning. Southern Valley/Alma Saints Varsity tallied 15 hits on the day. Joppa, Brynn Bailey, Taylor, Madison Zade, Holste, and Baker each had multiple hits for Southern Valley/Alma Saints Varsity. Baker, Holste, Zade, Taylor, Bailey, and Joppa each managed two hits to lead Southern Valley/Alma Saints Varsity.Hershey saw the ball well today, racking up seven hits in the game. Karlee Denny and Reitz each collected multiple hits for Hershey.