An early lead helped Fairmont Firebirds Varsity defeat Centerville 7-1 on Monday. Fairmont Firebirds Varsity scored on a double by Kaitie Thompson and a single by Hailey Lewis in the first inning. Fairmont Firebirds Varsity secured the victory thanks to five runs in the fourth inning. Fairmont Firebirds offense in the inning was led by Hilary Spitler, Taylor Hiltey, and Lewis, all driving in runs in the frame. Fairmont Firebirds Varsity tallied five runs in the fourth inning. The offensive onslaught came from a single by Spitler, by Lewis, and a home run by Hiltey. Spitler earned the win. She lasted seven innings, allowing five hits and one run while striking out six and walking one. Fairmont was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Hannah Gagel made the most plays with eight.