Lady Indians lose to Chillicothe
Monday, April 10, 2017 10:24 PM
The Hillsboro Lady Indians were unable to control the bats of the visiting Chillicothe Lady Cavaliers, Monday, starting the week with a 14-3 six-inning run-rule loss at Alice Cassner Field.
Hillsboro's Christine Page is pictured during the Lady Indians' game vs. Chillicothe on Monday at Shaffer Park. (HCP Photo/Stephen Forsha)
CHS hit the ball into play, finishing with eight hits, forcing the Lady Indians into miscues. Those hits and caused miscues allowed the Lady Cavaliers to score five runs in the first inning and six more in the third for an 11-0 lead headed into the bottom of the third.
The Lady Indians scored their first run of the South Central Ohio League game in the bottom of the third with senior Savannah Scott drawing a lead-off walk and being batted in with a two-out base hit off the bat of freshman Christine Page.
The Lady Cavaliers added one run in the top of the fourth and two more runs in the sixth.
In the bottom of the fifth inning, the Lady Indians added their two final runs with freshman Jordan Moberly and junior Riley Moberly scoring those final runs. Each batter reached the bases via single. One of the runners was batted in off a single from sophomore Heather Burba for the RBI.
For the game, the Lady Indians totaled nine hits with Riley Moberly finishing 2-for-2 with one run and one walk. With one hit each were Scott (one double, one run, one walk), Jordan Moberly (one run), Page (one RBI), Burba, sophomore Ashley Lykins, Breanna Mottie and freshman Shea Boggs.
Page was charged with the loss, pitching three innings (87 pitches). She allowed 11 runs, but just three were earned on eight hits and four walks. She finished with four strikeouts. Also pitching was Riley Moberly with two innings of relief. She allowed two earned runs on two hits and four walks.
Next for the Lady Indians is a home game on Wednesday when HHS hosts league counterpart McClain at 5 p.m.