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Coupeville’s Ivy Leedy whiffed three hitters Monday in her high school pitching debut. (Photo by JohnsPhotos.net)

Every journey starts with the first step.

For Ivy Leedy, that meant picking up the ball and storming into the pitcher’s circle Monday, where she made her high school pitching debut, whiffing three Cedar Park Christian hitters in as many innings.

And for Tariana Hunter, it meant taking the field for the first time, and once there, eking out a walk and hurtling around the base-paths like a seasoned pro.

While the Coupeville High School JV softball team fell 14-1 to a more-seasoned CPC squad, the lessons learned were invaluable.

From Leedy’s grace under fire, after just a single week of working as a pitcher, to Hunter’s go-go spirit, to Morgan Stevens, who made a great catch in left, then immediately turned around and ripped a single, the young Wolves impressed their coaches.

Now 2-2 on the season, the JV returns to action with a home game Thursday against Oak Harbor, then hits the road for a doubleheader Saturday in Port Angeles.

Facing off with an Eagles team which had a fair sprinkling of varsity players in its lineup, Coupeville came away with three hits and five walks.

Chloe Wheeler, Mckenna Somes, and Stevens delivered base-knocks, while Heidi Meyers walked twice.

Also getting aboard thanks to sharp eyes at the plate were Wheeler, Hunter, and Abby Meyers, who all drew free passes from the sometimes-wild CPC pitcher.

Amanda Thomas and Kylie Van Velkinburgh rounded out the Wolf roster, holding down right field and first base, respectively.

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