Ayden-Grifton defeated Goldsboro 10-0 on Wednesday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Ashley Loftin struck out Nikki Olmstead to finish off the game.
In the first inning, Ayden-Grifton got their offense started when Mikayla Olejar doubled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.
Ayden-Grifton scored five runs in the sixth inning. Ayden-Grifton’s big bats in the inning were led by singles by Kristen Hardee and Macee Dunford, and a double by Kiley Guthrie.
Kim Gurkins went four innings, allowing three hits and zero runs while striking out four.
Ayden-Grifton racked up fourteen hits in the game. Dunford, Guthrie, Hardee, and Olejar all managed multiple hits. Dunford led with four hits at four at bats.