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Lady Panthers roll past Irish; SV girls fall

Published 2:55am Friday, April 19, 2013

Jim Walker


CHESAPEAKE — The Chesapeake Lady Panthers met the Huntington St. Joseph Lady Irish in a softball game Thursday and a football game broke out.

The Lady Panthers pounded out 15 hits including five doubles en route to a 22-0 win in five innings.

Laura Rice, Kelsey Huff and Breanna Skeens all went 2-3. Macy Allen and Ali Ransbottom were 2-2 and Melanie Noble 2-4.

Anna Mayo, Jordan Porter, Rice, Huff and Allen all had doubles.

Ransbottom had a two-run single as Chesapeake took a 2-0 lead in the first inning.

Huff had a two-run double and Noble a two-run single in a five-run second to make it 7-0.

The Lady Panthers exploded for 13 runs in the third inning highlighted by Allen’s two-run double and two-run singles by Huff and Skeens.

Noble got the win with a three-hitter. She struck out seven and did not walk a batter.

Hunt. St. Joe 000 00 = 0 3 5

Chesapeake 25(13) 2x = 22 15 0

Sang and Gould. Melanie Noble and Kelsey Huff. W-Noble (K-7, BB-0). L-Sang. 2B-Chesapeake: Laura Rice, Anna Mayo, Kelsey Huff, Macy Allen, Jordan Porter. Hitting-SJ: Gould 1-2, Sang 2-2; Chesapeake: Laura Rice 2-3, Anna Mayo 1-3, Kelsey Huff 2-3, Alyssa Scott 1-1, Ali Ransbottom 2-2, Macy Allen 2-2, Melanie Noble 2-4, Jordan Porter 1-3, Breanna Skeens 2-3.


Ports. Notre Dame 9

Symmes Valley 2

AID — The Portsmouth Notre Dame Lady Titans took a big step toward winning the Southern Ohio Conference with a 9-2 win over the Symmes Valley Lady Vikings on Thursday.

“They’ve got a good pitcher and a good team. We just got beat. We have no excuses,” said Lady Vikings’ coach Odie Estep.

The Lady Vikings (10-6, 5-4) got their two runs in the fourth ining when Autumn Keathley reached on an error, Kaitlyn Payne tripled and Tiara Hatfield grounded out for an RBI.

Stephanie Brown was 2-3 for the Lady Vikings who had just four hits.

Notre Dame 304 002 0 = 9 10 1

Sym. Valley 000 200 0 = 2 4 2

Harr and Corns. Stephanie Brown and Tiara Hatfield. W-Harr (K-7, BB-1). L-Brown (K-1, BB-1). 2B-PND: Brook Pierron; SV: Stephanie Brown. 3B-SV: Kaitlyn Payne. HR-PND: Sammie Martin. Hitting-PND: Jen Arnzen 3-4, Brooke Pierron 2-3, Madi Phillips 2-4, Miranda Pauley 1-3, Sammie Martin 1-4, Born 1-4; SV: Stephanie Brown 2-3, Kaitlyn Payne 1-3, Hannan Maynard 1-3.

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