Independence bests Wahama, 10-2 in the Guard the Capital Tournament

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Independence collected nine hits in four-plus innings to defeat three-time defending Class A state champion Wahama, 10-2 (5 innings) in the Guard the Capital Invitational at GoMart Ballpark.

Emma Simpson went 3-for-3 with three runs batted in for the Patriots. Ava Parks, Emma Lilly, Keandra Spurlock and Harmony Mills all drove in runs as the Patriots scored in four of the five innings.

Lilly went the distance in the circle for Independence. She allowed five hits while striking our four batters.

Fiona Van Matre went 2-for-3 for the White Falcons.

Both teams are now 6-4.

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