The Pleasantville Trojans had the task of playing host to the top ranked softball team in Class 4A, Friday at home in non-conference play.
The Carlisle Wildcats, showed why they have attained the No. 1 ranking as they beat the Trojans 12-4.
The Wildcats scored six runs in the first three innings.
The Trojans got two back in the bottom of the third as Rachel Harvey and Josie Sowers scored on a double to right field by Amber McKinney.
The Wildcats simply came back to score again as they tallied runs in all seven innings of the game.
Pleasantville’s final two runs crossed the plate in the sixth highlighted by a pinch hit home run by Riley Thill.
Abby DeJoode took the loss in the circle for PHS. She worked five innings allowing 12 hits and 11 runs, six of them were earned.
Faith Vander Hart worked the final two innings of the game.
Pleasantville totaled six hits in the game, one each from Sowers, A. McKinney, Makenzie McGriff, Taylor Foley, Sydnee McKinney, Vander Hart and Thill.
Trojan Coach Jan Haugen replied, “Carlisle is by far the best team we’ve faced all year.”
The loss put the Trojans at 23-10 overall while the Wildcats improved to 29-3.