The Hopkinton Hillers softball team won their final 2 regular season games to capture the TVL title! The Hopkinton Hillers finished 19 and 1 overall and became the first Softball team in recent history to run the table in the TVL, finishing undefeated at 18 and 0!
Senior night took place on Tuesday May 26th and the Hillers took down Holliston 13-1.
Bot 1st - Lizzy Kelley reaches on error, Cooprider scores (1-0), Kayla Sullivan Single drives in Kelley (2-0), Juliet Hulme 2 RBI Single drives in Sullivan and Welzel. (4-0 Hillers)
Bot 2nd - Renee Cooprider RBI Single drives in Engstrom (5-0), Lizzy Kelley RBI Single drives in Cooprider (6-0 Hillers).
Bot 3rd - Juliet Hulme Sacrifice Fly Out drives in Welzel (7-0), Nikki Comeau Sacrifice Ground Out scores Bogan (8-0 Hillers)
Top 4th - Caroline Werner RBI Double drives in Heather Ledger (8-1 Hillers)
Bot 4th - Kate Welzel 2 RBI Double scores Cooprider and Kelley (10-1), Jenna Bogan RBI Single scores Sullivan (11-1), Juliet Hulme RBI Single scores Welzel (12-1) Hillers
Bot 5th - Hanna Engstrom scores on Error, Mercy Called (13-1 Hillers)
Hopkinton Pitching: Juliet Hulme – No Earned Runs, 7 K’s
Hop: Juliet Hulme: 2-2, 4 RBI's, SAC,
Hop: Kate Welzel: 3-3, 2 RBI’s, 3 Runs
Hop: Renee Cooprider 2-3, BB, 3 Runs, RBI
The final game took place on Thursday May 28th and featured a showdown between Dennis Baker Sr. and the defending state champion Bellingham Blackhawks vs his son Dennis Baker Jr. and the Hopkinton Hillers. The Hillers took a great pitchers dual between Zoe Haley and Juliet Hulme 3-1.
Top 1st - Julianna Kilduff hits solo HR (1-0 Bellingham)
Bot 3rd - Lizzy Kelley RBI Double drives in Whittles (1-1), Kayla Sullivan RBI Single scores Kelley (2-1 Hillers)
Bot 6th - Renee Cooprider RBI Single scores Jenna Bogan (3-1 Hillers)
Hopkinton Pitching: Juliet Hulme – Goes Complete game, striking out 14, giving up 1 Run on 2 Hits
Hop: Kayla Sullivan 2-3, RBI
Hop: Lizzy Kelley 1-3, RBI, R, 2B
Bell: Julianne Kilduff 2-3, HR
Watch video for highlights and post game reaction from TVL MVP Kayla Sullivan, Pitcher of the Year Juliet Hulme and Head Coach Dennis Baker J.R.
Youtube link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4jpSoCC1H0&feature=youtu.be