ATLANTA - The Mount Vernon Varsity Softball team kept to its winning ways on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 20, defeating the Galloway Scots 16-0 in four innings at the Warren Road Athletic Complex.
The victory gives Mount Vernon 11 straight wins dating back to August 25 while also securing its fifth consecutive shutout.
The Mustangs jumped out to a 1-0 lead after the first inning followed by four runs in the second.
Mount Vernon added seven more runs in the third and plated four more in the fourth to bring the run rule into effect.
Reese Hickey finished with four RBI's and racked up three hits in the winning bid.
Kennedy Reynolds, Lauren Dove and Frances Hunt each had two RBI's as well.
Priscilla Andrin scored four runs while Reynolds crossed home three times.
Mollie Martin picked up her first career win in the circle for the Mustangs, tossing a no-hitter.
The righty struck out seven batters while walking just two.
With the region win over Galloway, the Mustangs take the season series 2-0 against the Scots.
Mount Vernon (16-2, 8-1 Reg. 6 1A) returns to the diamond on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 21, hosting Mount Paran Christian School for a non-region contest.
First pitch against the Eagles is scheduled for 5 p.m. at Mustang Park.
Established in 1972, The Mount Vernon School, serves over 1,200 students in preschool through grade 12 on our 40-acre Atlanta campus. As a leading visionary independent school, Mount Vernon’s brand of innovation and entrepreneurship has emerged over the last decade, impacting schools in the US and across the globe through Mount Vernon Ventures, a research, strategy, and consulting division of the School. In addition, in 2021 the School launched a global online program for grade 9-12 to meet the needs of today’s flexible family. Through established partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and civic environments, our mission is to design a better world...together.