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Bishop Donahue Defeats Wildcats

By Staff | Apr 5, 2017

Paden City Wildcats’ Hope Cooper scores a run at a recent game. Photo by Bruce Crawford

Bishop Donahue scored eight runs in the fifth inning to break open a close game to defeat Paden City, 12-4, in a mercy-rule shortened game in girls softball action March 30 at Paden City Park.

After taking a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning, the Wildcats tied it up in the bottom of the second as Jenna Ferrebee reached on an error to start things off. Hope Cooper, Shelby Gatian and Ashlyn Mosses hit back-to-back-to-back singles with Mosses knocking in Ferrebee.

Bishop added a run in the third, and two more in the fourth, before Paden City tallied one more in the fourth, when Moses singled, moved into scoring position on a ground-out and scored on a Caitlin Stewart single to narrow the gap to 5-2 heading into the fifth inning.

The Lady Bishops scored eight runs in the top of the inning. Paden City would tally twice in the bottom half without the benefit of a hit. However, the ‘Cats just ran out of time.

Aubrey Neff took the loss from the circle, walking two. Hannah Loy pitched the fifth, walked four, while Stewart finished the fifth.

Moses led the Wildcats with two singles and plated a run, while Stewart added an RBI single. Katrina Heasley had an RBI, while Cooper and Gatian each drilled a single.


Lady Cats Thump Hornets

Paden City’s Hannah Loy did it in the circle, as well as the plate – doubled and singled twice, while knocking in three runs and stealing four bases, in helping the Wildcats defeat Hundred, 17-4, March 29 at Paden City Park.

It took forever to get out of the top of the first inning as the designated visitors tallied 11 runs on three-hits, five walks and three HBP to grab an early lead.

The Hornets had two touch home in the bottom half on two walks and a Chanele Tedrow single, but still trailed heading into the second inning.

After holding the potent Wildcat lineup in the second stanza, the Lady Hornets added one more run to narrow the gap a little. However, the Lady Wildcats would tack on five runs in the top of the fifth and held the Hornets to one run in the bottom half of the inning to win the 17-4 mercy-rule shortened game.

Madeline Goff took the loss from the circle, striking out five and walking 10, while helping her own cause with a single from the plate. Sydney Hoyle and Shanele Tedrow each recorded RBI singles. Brittany Tustin and Tori Hawkins each drilled singles.

Loy paced the Wildcats, doubling and singling twice, while knocking in three runs and stealing four bases, and got the win from the circle, struck-out four and walked just as many.

Jenna Ferrebee continued to pound the ball for Paden City, plated four runs on a single and a bases clearing double, while Hope Cooper singled twice and knocked in a run. Aubrey Neff had the **

Paden City Rolls Over Valley, 10-1

Hannah Loy aided in leading Paden City to a 10-1 mercy-rule shortened game over Valley on March 27 at Paden City Park.

Paden City scored three times in the bottom of the second, when Katrina Heasley smacked a one-out single. After stealing a base, Heasley scored on an Ashlyn Moses single. Moses moved into scoring position on a grounder and scored on a Loy single. Jenna Ferrebee would the knock in a run with a single to end the Wildcat scoring in the inning.

Valley tallied one run in the third, when Hannah McKelvey singled, and Tessa Dudgeon reached on a fielder’s choice. She moved into scoring position on a ground-out and scored on a wild-pitch.

Paden City added three more times in the third and finished things off with a four-run fourth.

Jenna Ferrebee had a big night at the plate. She singled twice and doubled, while knocking in four runs to power the 10 Wildcat hits. Loy singled three times and scored three times, while knocking in two runs.

In addition, Heasley singled twice, while Aubrey Neff singled in two runs, and Moses plated a run with a base-hit.

McKelvey and Kinsey Harris each singled for the Lumberjills. Megan Brown took the loss from the circle for Valley, walked eight.