Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Whiteoak softball falls to visiting Fayetteville

Folioing a tough start to the game, the tone was set for the Whiteoak Lady Wildcats, as they fell in SHAC action to the visiting Fayetteville Lady Rockets by a 14-3 score in a game played Tuesday night.

The home loss for Whiteoak saw the visiting Lady Rockets score 11 runs in the top of the first inning, then they added one run in the second and two runs in the top of the fifth. WHS scored their runs with one crossing the plate in the bottom of the third, followed by two runs in the bottom of the fifth.

The game saw Whiteoak finish with two hits and commit four errors. Fayetteville totaled 17 hits and committed two errors.

For WHS Brianna, Hill was 1-for-3 with two RBI, while Emmy Hawkins went 1-for-1 with two runs and one walk. Hawkins and Hill each hit a double.


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Tuesday, April 20, 2021
LCHS drops SHAC game against Peebles

Following a big win on Monday night, the Lynchburg-Clay Lady Mustangs lost to SHAC foe Peebles on the road by a 9-5 score on Tuesday evening at PHS.

Peebles led early by a 1-0 score after the first inning, then followed that with three runs in the second and another run in the fourth inning, LCHS scored their three runs in the top of the sixth inning, but Peebles answered with a four-run bottom of the sixth inning. LC scored two final runs in the top of the seventh.

For the game, the Lady Mustangs collected nine hits and committed five errors. PHS totaled 10 hits and had three errors.

Madison Banks forced one walk for LCHS, and teammate Sierra Benney was 1-for-4 with one run. Haleigh Snider finished 1-for-1 at the plate, and Autumn Griffith scored one run. Jenna Waits was 1-for-4 with one run and one RBI, while Lainie Lunsford finished 3-for-4 with one run and two RBI.

Courtney Watson ended the game at 1-for-1 with one run scored, while Ashley Ernst went 1-for-3. Brya McClain collected one RBI.

Benney, Waits and Lunsford each hit a double, and Sarah McKinney was hit by a pitch. McKinney also finished with three strikeouts as the starting pitcher.


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Monday, April 19, 2021
Hillsboro Lady Indians gain FAC victory at Chillicothe

It was another winning day on the road for the Hillsboro Lady Indians as they earned a Frontier Athletic Conference win on Monday evening by defeating the host Chillicothe Lady Cavaliers, 14-4.

HHS trailed by a 1-0 score at the end of the first inning, but after scoring seven runs in the top of the second and allowing CHS to score a run in the bottom of the same inning, it was HHS winning by an 8-2 score.

In the fifth inning, both teams scored one run, then in the top of the sixth the Lady Indians scored six runs, while in the bottom of the sixth CHS scored one run.

For the game, Hillsboro totaled nine hits and had one error, while Chillicothe collected six hits and committed four errors.

Kayla Roberts was 3-for-3 with three runs and six RBI for the Lady Indians. Hillsboro also saw Halle Reveal finish 1-for-3 with two runs and one walk, and Kinsey Gilliland went 2-for-3 with two runs one RBI and one walk. Kenzie Dietrick scored one run.

Bre Karnes finished 1-for-2 with one run, and Mallory Parsons finished with one run and one walk. KaleyJo Myers scored one run, plus had one RBI and two walks. Kelcie Thornburgh finished 1-for-4 at the plate with one run and two RBI. Abigail Pettyjohn went 1-for-3 with two runs and one walk.

Roberts hit two home runs (including a grand slam), and Thornburgh also hit a home run. Gilliland and Reveal each had one steal, while Pettyjohn finished with two steals.

Roberts was the winning pitcher, as she pitched five innings (77 pitches), where she allowed three runs (two earned) on four hits and two walks. She also finished with five strikeouts. Dearmon pitched one inning, where she allowed one earned run on two hits and no walks, while striking out one.


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Saturday, April 17, 2021
HHS Lady Indians win doubleheader at Blanchester

In two games played against the host Blanchester Lady Wildcats on Saturday, the Hillsboro softball team won by scores of 17-0 and 20-2, combining for a total of 37 runs in the twin bill.

In game one of the DH, HHS scored eight runs in the top of the second, then they added one run in the third. From that point on, the Lady Indians scored five runs in the fourth inning, and three runs in the fifth.

For the game, HHS totaled 18 hits and one error, while Blanchester collected four hits and committed seven errors.

At the plate, Bre Karnes was 3-for-5 with two runs, and three RBI. Kinsey Gilliland went 1-for-5 with one run and one RBI. Kenzie Dietrick went 2-for-4 with three runs and two RBI in the win.

Kayla Roberts finished 3-for-4 with three runs and four RBI. Gracey Dearmon finished the game at 2-for-4 with two runs and one RBI. Mallory Parsons finished at 2-for-4 with one run and one RBI. KaleyJo Myers was 2-for-4 with three runs and three RBI.

Also for the Lady Indians, Kelcie Thornburgh was 2-for-4 with one run and one RBI, and teammate Abigail Pettyjohn went 1-for-4 with one run.

The Lady Indians had five extra-base hits as Dietrick and Parsons each had a double, while Dearmon, Karnes and Roberts all hit home runs.

Dearmon was the winning pitcher, as she allowed no runs on four hits and one walk. Dearmon finished with 73 pitches and nine strikeouts in five innings.

The second game of the doubleheader saw HHS win by a 20-2 score.

This game was just as successful for Hillsboro with the Lady Indians scoring six runs in the second inning, followed by two runs in both the third and fourth innings, The game was really put out of reach as HHS scored 10 runs in the top of the fifth. Blanchester scored one run in the bottom of the second and a run in the fourth inning.

HHS for the game totaled 15 hits and had one error. Blanchester totaled four hits and committed 10 errors.

Karnes was 2-for-3 with one run and two RBI. Gilliland was next in the batting order, as she was 2-for-5 with two runs and four RBI.

Dietrick finished 2-for-4 with three runs, one RBI and one walk. Roberts went 3-for-5 with two runs and two RBI. Dearmon finished 2-for-5 with three runs, and one RBI.

Halle Reveal was 3-for-5 with three runs scored and two RBI, and teammate Myers walked twice. Thornburgh scored one run, while Emma Taylor finished 1-for-3 with two runs, one RBI and one walk. Pettyjohn scored three runs.

Dietrick, Gilliland, Reveal and Roberts all hit doubles. Dearmon and Gilliland each hit a triple, and Gilliland also had a home run. Karnes, Pettyjohn and Thornburgh each had a steal. Karnes was also hit by a pitch.

Roberts was the winning pitcher, as she pitched five innings (75 pitches), allowing two earned runs on four hits and no walks. She finished with nine strikeouts.