SEYMOUR -- Morristown East ended their regular season with a bang on Thursday night against Seymour.
After a slow start, the Lady ‘Canes scored 10 runs in the sixth inning as they cruised to an 18-3 victory.
With the win, Morristown East guarantees at least a tie for second place in the IMAC conference. They will finish second outright if Morristown West were to lose one of their two games next week. However, if West were to win both games, West would tie for second with East and would get the two-seed in the conference tournament because their loss to East was by four runs while East’s loss to West was by five runs.
In Thursday night’s contest, East was led by Randi Drinnon and Blayne King.
Both knocked home runs in the contest and had four hits. King drove in three runs while Drinnon scored five.
Along with them, Kennedy Payne had two hits and two RBIs while Emma Pillion had two hits and three RBIs. Lindsey Winstead, Sarah King and Jessica Harris each drove home two runs as well.
As a team, East totaled 16 hits and scored two in the second, two in the third and four in the fifth before their 10 runs outburst in the sixth inning. 15 Lady Canes stepped to the plate in the sixth inning.
In the circle, Kylie Rader got the start and pitched a complete game. Rader threw six innings, allowing three runs, one earned, on five hits. She struck out six in the contest as well.
With the win, Morristown East finishes with a 19-7 record and a 9-3 record in IMAC play.