Both teams were strong in the circle Friday, but Mt. Vernon defeated Anderson 3-1. Mt. Vernon pitchers allowed just three hits to Anderson.
Karlee Franklin earned the victory in the pitcher’s circle for Mt. Vernon. She lasted four innings, allowing two hits and zero runs while striking out nine and walking zero. Molly Buck threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Riley Hasseld led Mt. Vernon with two hits in four at bats.
Mt. Vernon was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error.