Academy of Careers & Exploration has no trouble against Silver Valley

Academy of Careers & Exploration scored the most runs they’ve had all season to find success on Thursday. They were the clear victor by a 27-1 margin over the Silver Valley Trojans. The result was nothing new for Academy of Careers & Exploration, who have now won six contests by six runs or more so far this season.

Addison Shockley (2026). C/OF/CF and Aniya Edwards (2024) made a splash no matter where they played. On the mound, Shockley (2026). C/OF/CF tossed an inning while giving up no earned runs or hits (she also didn’t allow any walks). Meanwhile, Edwards (2024) struck out seven batters over three innings while giving up no earned runs or hits (and only one walk). At the plate, Shockley (2026). C/OF/CF went 3-for-4 with a home run, eight RBI, and four runs, while Edwards (2024) scored four runs and stole two bases while going 4-for-4. Edwards (2024) has been hot recently, having posted three or more hits the last three times she’s played.

In other batting news, the team relied heavily on Danaka Pelayes (2024), who went 3-for-3 with a home run, six RBI, and three runs. She hasn’t dropped below three hits for three straight games. The team also got some help courtesy of Emily Castrejon, who scored three runs and stole a base while going 3-for-4.

On Silver Valley’s side, they saw one different players step up and record at least one hit. One of them was Iliana Zamorano, who went 1-for-2 with a stolen base, a double, and an RBI.

The victory (which was Academy of Careers & Exploration’s third in a row) raised their record to 6-10. They’ve been dominating during the games in that stretch too, as they’ve won by an average of 20 runs. As for Silver Valley, they dropped their record down to 1-6 with that defeat, which was their sixth straight on the road dating back to last season.

Both teams will have to hit the road in their upcoming games. Academy of Careers & Exploration will face off against Hesperia Christian at 3:15 p.m. on Monday. Academy of Careers & Exploration will be hoping to continue their three-game streak of scoring more runs each matchup than the last. As for Silver Valley, they will be staying on the road on Tuesday to face off against Lucerne Valley at 3:15 p.m. Lucerne Valley is strutting in with some hitting muscle, as they’ve averaged 11.4 runs per game this season.

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