Fourth shutout for GHS softball

The Gilford High School softball team recorded its fourth shutout of the season by beating Somersworth 3-0 on May 9. The Gilford defense remained solid with another zero error performance. Sydney Strout was the winning pitcher, striking out 12, giving up two hits and a walk. Gilford jumped out quickly in the bottom of the first inning scoring one run. Lisa Osborne singled and scored on a Abby Harris RBI single. Gilford made the score 2-0 in the third inning on one run. Sydney Strout hit a single, stole second and scored on a Lisa Osborne single. Gilford's final run came in the bottom of the fifth when Alyssa Wilson led off with a single, advanced to second on a wild pitch and scored on a Sydney Strout single. Gilford's offense was led by Lisa Osborne, who went 3/3 in the game and hit 8/8 through the week. Paige Laliberte went 2/3 (1 double and 1 stolen base), Sydney Strout 2/3 (1 RBI and 1 stolen base), and Abby Harris (1 RBI) and Alyssa Wilson each had one hit.