With Sparkman On The Mound, NOC Shuts Out Western

Brooklyn Sparkman threw a gem on Thursday for the Lady Jets, allowing zero runs and besting Western by a score of 11-0. Marrissa Gibson led NOC to victory by driving in five runs. She went 2-for-2 at the plate. Gibson drove in runs on a single in the first and a grand slam in the fourth. NOC got things moving in the first inning. Lexi Vargas drove in two when she homered. NOC put up five runs in the fourth inning. Madeline Pitts and Gibson each drove in runs during the inning. One bright spot for Western was a single by Justice Frazier in the third inning. Sparkman led the Lady Jets to victory on the pitching rubber. She lasted five innings, allowing one hit and zero runs while striking out eight and walking one. Mackenzie Diaz was on the mound for Western. She went five innings, allowing 11 runs on 16 hits, striking out one and walking one. NOC hit two home runs on the day. Vargas put one out in the first inning. Gibson had a long ball in the fourth inning. NOC collected 16 hits on the day. SparkmanGibsonKyia MonahweeMadi Powell, and Vargas each had multiple hits for the Lady Jets. Sparkman led NOC with three hits in four at bats. Frazier went 1-for-2 at the plate to lead Western in hits.