HS Softball: Strong’s Arm, Bat Lead Rebels Past Sharks

Cheyenne Strong struck out 15 batters and belted a home run to lead Thomas Heyward softball to a 4-2 win over visiting May River on Wednesday.

Strong limited the Sharks to two unearned runs and three hits in a complete-game gem, and she was 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Ivy Bryan added two hits and an RBI, and Abigail Hayes and Jana Christian each had two hits for the Rebels.

Kylee Gleason was 2-for-4 with an RBI for the Sharks.

Hayley Welsch took the loss, allowing four runs (three earned) and 10 hits over six innings with five strikeouts.

Thomas Heyward (5-5) travels to Summerville for the Palmetto Invitational on April 6. May River (4-6) faces Mid-Carolina on Thursday to open the Triple Crown Invitational in Aiken.

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