Pioneer Panthers Varsity defeated Western 4-3 on Tuesday.
Western got on the board in the second inning when B Shelton homered on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Pioneer Panthers Varsity pulled away for good with four runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth Mackenzie Walker singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run, Madison Blickenstaff singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run, and Mackenzie Robinson singled on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs.
Hailey Gotshall pitched Pioneer Panthers Varsity to victory. She surrendered three runs on eight hits over seven innings, striking out five and walking one.
Pioneer Panthers Varsity collected eight hits. Robinson, Walker, and Gotshall all had multiple hits for Pioneer Panthers Varsity. Gotshall, Walker, and Robinson each collected two hits to lead Pioneer Panthers Varsity.