Hillsboro's Abigail Pettyjohn is pictured batting against the McClain Lady Tigers, Friday in Greenfield. (HCP Photos/Stephen Forsha)
Hillsboro's Abigail Pettyjohn is pictured batting against the McClain Lady Tigers, Friday in Greenfield. (HCP Photos/Stephen Forsha)
On Friday, the Hillsboro Lady Indians earned another big Frontier Athletic Conference win by defeating the McClain Lady Tigers by a 6-3 score, then the next day earned a close 2-1 non-conference win over Vinton County.

In the FAC game in Greenfield on Friday, the Lady Indians and host Lady Tigers had a wild third inning, with Hillsboro scoring four runs in the top of the third and McClain answering with a three-run bottom of the inning.

HHS added two more runs in the top of the fifth for the win, as the Lady Indians improved to 8-0 in the FAC standings. For the game, HHS totaled six hits and committed four errors, while McClain had five hits and five errors.

The Lady Indians saw Kinsey Gilliland finish 1-for-3 with one walk, while Kenzie Dietrick finished 1-for-4 with one run and one RBI. Kayla Roberts at the plate was 1-for-2 with two runs and two walks. Gracey Dearmon scored two runs.

Mallory Parsons finished 1-for-4 with two RBI, and KaleyJo Myers was 1-for-4 with two RBI. Abigail Pettyjohn went 1-for-3 with one run.

Dietrick hit a double for HHS as that was the lone extra-base hit, and Pettyjohn had a steal.

Roberts was the winning pitcher, as she pitched all seven innings. She allowed three runs (two earned) on five hits and two walks. She totaled 12 strikeouts and threw 100 pitches.

For McClain, Kyla Burchett finished 2-for-3 with one run and one RBI. Kyndall Penwell scored a run and walked once. Josie Crabtree finished 2-for-4 with one run and two RBI for MHS. Bri Weller finished 1-for-4, and Delaney Hutchinson collected an RBI.

Also for McClain, Burchett had a double for their lone extra-base hit. Burchett also had one steal.

Crabtree was charged with the tough-luck loss, as she allowed six runs (all unearned) on six hits and three walks. Crabtree threw 109 pitches and struck out five batters.

On Saturday, the Lady Indians won at home by a 2-1 score against Vinton County in non-conference action.

In the game, the Lady Indians totaled seven hits and had no errors, while VCHS had five hits and two errors.

Vinton County scored first with one run in the top of the sixth inning, but HHS responded with two runs in the bottom of the sixth.

Scoring the runs for HHS were Dearmon and Parsons, as the RBI were collected by Kelcie Thornburgh and Pettyjohn.

Hits for HHS included Parsons (two), Halle Reveal, Gilliland, Myers, Thornburgh and Pettyjohn. Walks were forced by Reveal and Dearmon. Pettyjohn had the lone extra-base hit for HHS, as she hit a double.

Roberts was the winning pitcher as she pitched all seven innings, allowing one earned run on five hits and four walks. She finished with 12 strikeouts and threw 116 pitches.