ELKTON – Kelly Coffey hit a grand slam to right field to highlight a six-run sixth inning as the Riverheads’ softball team pulled away from East Rockingham on Wednesday to post a 9-3 Shenandoah District win.
With the victory, the Gladiators improved to 15-1 on the season.
Riverheads went up 3-0 in the third before East Rock battled back to cut the deficit to 3-2 after four. The six-run sixth settled the issue.
Makayla Krysiewicz went the distance for the win on a five-hitter, striking out three and walking none.Coffey led the way, going 3-for 4 with five RBI. Christa Arehart was 2-for-4 with one run batted in.
Riverheads travels to Page County on Friday.