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Hornets And ‘Jills Clash

By Staff | Apr 29, 2009

Trinity 1, Hundred 0

Hornet hurler Jordyn Gorby tossed a one-hitter, striking out four and walking one in going the distance, but her team succumbed 1-0 to Morgantown Trinity April 25 in Morgantown.

The Trinity pitcher was on her game as well, striking out eight and walking two, to gain the nod.

Lady Hornets Haley Hayes and Mindy Lemley each walked, while JoDanna Simpson singled and stole a base to lead the Hornet offense.

In the second game of the double-header, both teams managed 10 hits, but Trinity doubled up Hundred 8-4 in the sweep. Gorby took the loss with four strikeouts and one walk.

Offensively, the Lady Hornet Raven McDiffitt singled three times, scored two runs, stole two bases and knocked in two runs to lead the way. Lindsay Burley singled twice, while Lemley, Gorby, Simpson, Nancy Cumberledge, Macy Woods and Chelsea Kuhn each singled. Hayes walked and stole a base.

Hundred will finish the regular season at home against Paden City on April 29 at 5 p.m. and a double header with Jefferson Christian at 4 p.m. May 2.

Valley 10, Hundred

The Valley Lumberjills defeated the Hundred Lady Hornets 10-0 as Aly Midcap tossed a one-hit shutout April 23, benching 12 Lady Hornets to pick up the victory from the pitcher’s rubber. Midcap also helped herself at bat with a triple.

The ‘Jills scored two runs in the second and tacked on five more in the fourth to take a commanding lead. Other ‘Jills making noise with their bats were Megan Midcap, who singled and doubled, while plating a four; Aly Weber, who knocked in a run with a triple and added a pair of singles; and Kayla Cecil, who plated a run with a single and two doubles.

In addition, Brittany Guthrie chipped in with a single and a pair of doubles, while Kristen Wolfe drilled a double.

Hundred’s only hit came off the bat of Lindsay Burley, a single down the center of the field. Jordyn Gorby took the loss from the mound with three strikeouts.

Tyler 2, Valley 1

Tyler 13, Valley 3

The Lumberjills lost a double-header with Tyler Consolidated April 24 in Kidwell, losing game one 2-1 in nine innings, and 13-3 in game two.

After giving up a run in the top of the first inning, Tyler pitcher Kaitlyn Goudy shut the door on ‘Jill batters the rest of the way. She struck out 12 and walked one.

However, ‘Jill hurler Aly Midcap was also on her game. After giving up a run in the bottom of the first, she held the Lady Knights in check until the ninth, when the Knights squeezed in a run to gain the nod.

Midcap, who struck out six with no walks, took the loss from the mound. Midcap and Heidi Shaw got the only hits off Goudy.

In game two, the Lady Knights didn’t waste any time in taking control of the outcome, scoring three runs in the first two frames. They tallied 10 more runs the rest of the including six in the fifth inning.

Aly Weber started from the mound for the ‘Jills and struck out one and walked three in taking the loss, while Midcap came in relief in the fifth and also struck out one.

Weber and TJ Bassett each led the ‘Jills with a single and a double, while Sami Jones singled twice and tripled to lead the Lady Knight offense.