This week's "Play of the Week" isn't exactly one play but more of an epic performance, one turned in by Frenchtown sophomore Morgan Ray.
Last Friday, Ray got the start in the circle for her Frenchtown Broncs battling with the Whitefish Bulldogs in a Northwest Conference clash... and Ray was literally perfect for the entire game.
"She was definitely dominant but she was locating stuff and she was throwing like six different pitches well," said Lady Broncs' head coach Eli Field. "And when she's going to do that, that's exciting.
The contest went only five innings due to the ten-run rule. Over those five innings Ray not only got all 15 batters out that she faced, but she struck out every single one of those 15 batters.
"I'm so proud of her," said senior teammate and fellow pitcher Abby Indreland. "She did amazing and she just kept firing. I've never had a perfect game myself so I know it's such an amazing accomplishment and really cool for her."
"I didn't even realize that I threw a perfect game until we were out in that huddle and Field threw me the ball and told me that I had a perfect game," said Ray about her feat. "It was really cool to realize because I've only thrown one (previously) in my whole life."
It only took the sophomore 60 pitches to record the perfect game for the shutout victory, an amazing and rare accomplishment for any pitcher deserving of our "Play of the Week."
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