Eggens powers Mathews to Regional Finals

Sports
Eggens powers Mathews to Regional Finals_42130

Kent, OH (WYTV) – Mathews’ senior Cheyenne Eggens threw a complete game shutout to help the Mustangs defeat Reserve, 9-0 Thursday in a Division IV Regional Semifinal at Kent State.

The Mustangs took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning, then added three more runs in the 4th, including a 2-run home run from Eggens. The South Florida commit went on to pitch a complete game shutout with 14 strikeouts, 3 hits, and no walks. Eggens also went 3-3 from the plate with 2 singles, 2 RBI’s and 2 runs scored.

Meredith Grimes also went 4-4 for Mathews, with 2 singles, 2 doubles, an RBI, and 2 runs scored, while Jenna Siefert went 2-3 with an RBI and 2 runs scored. Lenna Hoff also hit 2 for 4 with a single, double, and run scored.

Aleah Hughes struggled from the hill, giving up 10 hits, with 3 strikeouts and 2 walks. The Blue Devils also had 3 errors on the day. Western Reserve’s season comes to an end with a 14-8 overall record.

Mathews improves to 24-5 on the season and advance to play Cuyahoga Heights Saturday in the Regional Semifinals at Kent State at noon.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending on WYTV.com