Lady Knights Softball Winning Big

Lady Knights Softball Winning Big
Posted on 04/20/2016
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Phoenixville, PA – Yesterday on their home field, the Renaissance Academy Lady Nights softball team took on Mercy Vocational, defeating the Monarchs, 27-0. Rayna Markle dominated the plate, pitching a shutout game with 7 strikeouts. While every Lady Knight batter contributed to this huge win, batting highlights included senior, Fiona Kelly and sophomore, Aria Dopwell each hitting a homerun, as well as sophomore, Jamie Lloyd and freshman, Ashlynn Solomon each contributing doubles. This brings the Lady Knights’ 2016 record to 5 wins, 1 loss.

Sophomore, Rayna Markle has been turning in outstanding performances at the plate. This was her fourth shutout of the season. Markle also pitched a shutout on Monday against Barrack Academy which led to a 20-0 victory. She swung big for a home run during that game. The rest of the lineup kept the game going with great hits and smart at bats, including freshman, Arianna Prince who hit a triple and senior, Caroline Adams who added a double.

In addition, on April 14th, Renaissance Academy took on the defending 2015 champions, The Perkiomen School. The Lady Knights beat the Panthers 12 to 1, in 5 innings. Markle pitched the full game and had 7 strikeouts. She also went 3 for 4 at bat. Other notable offensive scorers included Arianna Prince who went 3 for 4; Fiona Kelly who went 4 for 4 and had solid defensive plays at short stop; and senior, Caroline Adams who batted 3 for 4 with 2 steals.

The Lady Knights will look to increase their winning streak on Thursday, April 21st, when they will travel to Pottstown to challenge the West Mont Wings

Aria Dopwell at batRA Lady Knights during the game