Softball Teams Make Some Noise
Lady Eagle freshman Tori Tharp tossed a no-hitter against the Bellaire St. John Irish, striking out seven and walking one, while the Eagle bats pounded out five doubles and a single to win 10-0, April 16, in the first game of a double header.
Corinne Murdock smacked two of the Eagles’ five doubles, while Marissa Bosley, Abby Horner, and Ashley Simmons each added one. Simmons’ double cleared the bases, while Kelsi Heasley cleared the bases with a single.
However, in the second game the Eagles’ Alexa Jo Hanna held the Irish to only two singles, but was the hard luck losing pitcher, as the Magnolia bats couldn’t crank out more than three hits in a 1-0 loss.
Hanna struck out four and walked four, while Bosley doubled twice and Simmons once to lead the Lady Eagle offense.
The Paden City Lady Wildcats out hit the Beallsville Blue Devils, but the Blue Devils tallied three runs in each of the first two innings and held off a Wildcat comeback to double up the ‘Cats, 6-3 April 16 at Beallsville.
Paden City hurler Kim Davis was the hard luck losing pitcher despite yielding only three hits and striking out five batters. However, her six walks and three errors proved to be the deciding factor.
Vicki Yurisko paced the Wildcats with a two-RBI double.
The Pilots’ Chelsea Wax hit a home run and Erika Williams and Courtney Gates each added a pair of RBI singles. However, five errors proved to be the deciding factor as the Lady Pilots lost April 16 to the Shadyside Tigers by the score of 4-3.
Cheyenne Romick took the loss from the rubber. She struck out four and didn’t give up a single free pass.
The Fort Frye Lady Cadets drilled 15-hits and scored 14-runs to beat the River Pilots 14-1 April 17 in Sardis.
Cheyenne Romick took the loss from the rubber. Erika Williams drilled a pair of singles, while Chelsea Wax lined a double to lead the Pilots offensively.
The Lady Pilots will try to rebound against Caldwell April 22 and 23 against Frontier on the road with both games getting underway at 4:30 p.m.
The Valley Lumberjills tied Beallsville in the top of the fifth, but the Blue Devils scored seven runs in the bottom half to break it wide open for a Beallsville 11-4 victory April 17.
Aly Midcap took the loss from the mound, striking our four and giving no free passes. Heidi Shaw led the way offensively for the Lumberjills with a single and a double, while plating a pair of runs. Kayla Cecil chipped in with a pair of singles and tallied one RBI.
In a Wetzel County matchup, the ‘Jills will make a trip to Hundred April 23 to face the Lady Hornets, beginning at 5:30 p.m.