SoHi softball catcher tags out a Homer High School Mariner player as she tries for home plate in a game against the Homer High School Mariners on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, against Soldotna High School at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

SoHi softball catcher tags out a Homer High School Mariner player as she tries for home plate in a game against the Homer High School Mariners on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, against Soldotna High School at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Mariners cruise to 13-4 victory over SoHi after loss to Kodiak Bears

In Homer High School Mariners softball, the girls redeemed themselves in a 9-6 loss last Saturday against the Kodiak Bears to a double-digit victory of 13-4 over Soldotna High School on Tuesday.

Down 0-1 in the first inning of Tuesday’s game on April 30 at Jack Gist Park, SoHi shut out the Mariners on an attempt by Grace Godfrey to steal home. But the Mariners pulled ahead and never looked back in the second inning with a solid slam to center field by Godfrey. Godfrey knocked in three players and took a sweet victory lap as her teammates mobbed her in a group hug as she came home.

That set the pattern over the night as the Mariners kept scoring on raucous RBIs. Overall, Godfrey drove in four on two hits. Kaitlyn Johnson and Becca Chapman also scored in the second, and Chapman, Godfrey, and Haylee Owen all had multiple hits.

Mariner pitcher Annalynn Brown gave up four runs, struck out four and walked one.

The Mariner girls head north today with games against West Valley and Colony, Friday against Delta and Lathrop, and Saturday against North Pole, all at Redington High School. They return to Homer for one last home game on May 18 against Kenai, rescheduled from a postponed game.

Reach Michael Armstrong at marmstrong@homernews.com.

Pitcher Annalynn Brown winds up to send a ball over the plate during the Homer Mariner’s Saturday, April 27, 2019, game against the Kodiak Bears at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by McKibben Jackinsky)

Pitcher Annalynn Brown winds up to send a ball over the plate during the Homer Mariner’s Saturday, April 27, 2019, game against the Kodiak Bears at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by McKibben Jackinsky)

A SoHi softball player takes a dive for the plate in a game against the Homer High School Mariners on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, against Soldotna High School at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

A SoHi softball player takes a dive for the plate in a game against the Homer High School Mariners on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, against Soldotna High School at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Homer High School Mariners softball batter Grace Godfrey slams the ball as Becca Chapman prepares to run to home on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, against Soldotna High School at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Homer High School Mariners softball batter Grace Godfrey slams the ball as Becca Chapman prepares to run to home on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, against Soldotna High School at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Pitcher Annalynn Brown winds up to send a ball over the plate during the Homer Mariner’s Saturday, April 27, 2019, game against the Kodiak Bears at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by McKibben Jackinsky)

Pitcher Annalynn Brown winds up to send a ball over the plate during the Homer Mariner’s Saturday, April 27, 2019, game against the Kodiak Bears at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by McKibben Jackinsky)

Homer High School Mariners softball pitcher Annalynn Brown winds up for a throw on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, against Soldotna High School at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Homer High School Mariners softball pitcher Annalynn Brown winds up for a throw on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, against Soldotna High School at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Becca Chapman powers up the ball for a pitch over the home plate during the Homer Mariner’s game against the Kodiak Bears on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by McKibben Jackinsky)

Becca Chapman powers up the ball for a pitch over the home plate during the Homer Mariner’s game against the Kodiak Bears on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by McKibben Jackinsky)

Homer High School Mariners softball batter Grace Godfrey gets a hug from her teammates after two other players scored on her hit on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, against Soldotna High School at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Homer High School Mariners softball batter Grace Godfrey gets a hug from her teammates after two other players scored on her hit on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, against Soldotna High School at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Homer High School Mariners softball batter Grace Godfrey gets a hug from her teammates after she hit a home run on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, against Soldotna High School at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Homer High School Mariners softball batter Grace Godfrey gets a hug from her teammates after she hit a home run on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, against Soldotna High School at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

SoHi softball catcher Casey tags out Homer High School Mariner Grace Godfrey as she tries for home plate in a game against the Homer High School Mariners on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. Godfrey later redeemed herself with a grand slam home run. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

SoHi softball catcher Casey tags out Homer High School Mariner Grace Godfrey as she tries for home plate in a game against the Homer High School Mariners on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. Godfrey later redeemed herself with a grand slam home run. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

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