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Prep softball: Spanish Fork does two-out damage, beats Maple Mountain
Prep softball » Spanish Fork bats come up big with 2 outs in 10-1 win over Maple Mountain.
First Published Apr 22 2014 09:15 pm • Last Updated Apr 22 2014 09:18 pm

Just when it looked like Maple Mountain pitcher Carley Guyman might get out of the inning, Spanish Fork’s Kenzie Branch proved that when you play the Dons, the third out of the inning is often the most difficult one to get.

Branch launched a drive to deep left field. It cleared the fence before you could say, "It could be, it might be … ," it was — a two-run home run that sparked Spanish Fork to a 10-1 home win Tuesday over Maple Mountain.

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"I wanted more than a two-run lead, so that was good to see us start hitting," Spanish Fork coach Don Andrews said. "We had a problem getting going today, and that’s been something that’s been a problem for us before, so hopefully we’ve stopped that."

Guyman had allowed just one hit through the first three innings before Kaylee Bott led off the fourth inning with a home run.

After Brooke Davis singled, Guyman pulled out her changeup at just the right time and used it to get the next two batters looking, but she couldn’t get a fastball by Branch, whose homer gave the Dons a 3-1 lead.

After Bott doubled in a run in the fifth, Spanish Fork put the game out of reach with six more runs in the sixth, four of those coming with two outs.

Cheyenne Pratt got the rally started with a single. She scored on a single from Branch and after a Maple Mountain error allowed another run to score, McKinley Brinkerhoff hit a two-run homer, and that was more than enough for Spanish Fork pitcher Kelsey Christensen, who gave up six hits in seven innings of work.

The only run she allowed came in the third. Bailey Witney and Sydnie Wilson both reached on infield singles and Shaniya Jacobson singled in a run to give the Golden Eagles the early lead.

Bott had a big day for Spanish Fork, which improved to 8-0 in region play. She went 3-for-4 with a home run and a double. Davis also had three hits. Branch and Brinkerhoff were both 2-for-3.

Avery Reynolds had two hits for Maple Mountain, which dropped to 4-4 in region play.

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