Rock Hill Redwomen pitcher Sami Nixon tossed a one-hitter in a 10-0 win over the Green Lady Bobcats on Tuesday. (Kent Sanborn of Southern Ohio Sports Photos)
Rock Hill Redwomen pitcher Sami Nixon tossed a one-hitter in a 10-0 win over the Green Lady Bobcats on Tuesday. (Kent Sanborn of Southern Ohio Sports Photos)

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Redwomen blank Lady ‘Cats

Published 2:33am Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Jim Walker


PEDRO — The Rock Hill Redwomen are off and running.

Rock Hill used some good base running to spark a 10-0 win over the Green Lady Bobcats Tuesday in five innings.

“We were aggressive on the base paths and forced them have to handle the ball and get rid of it quickly,” said Rock Hill coach Sammy Gue.

Sami Nixon got the win with a one-hitter. She struck out 12 and did not walk a batter.

Jenna Lane went 3-4 with a run batted in, Brooke Eastham was 2-2 with a double, Lindy Simpson 2-3 with a double and two RBIs, and McKenzie Harrah and Nixon were 1-2.

Micah Lewis had Green’s only hit.

Rock Hill snapped a scoreless tie with four runs in the third.

Lane singled, stole second and came home on a passed ball. Harrah walked, stole second and scored on a passed ball. Eastham and Simpson both doubled for a run. Simpson scored on a passed ball.

The lead went to 8-0 in the fourth.

Nixon singled and Lane singled. Lane’s ball got through the outfield to the fence and both runners scored.

Harrah singled, moved up on two passed balls, Eastham walked, a passed ball scored Harrah and Simpson singled in a run.

The final two runs scored in the fifth when Nixon walked, Lane singled, both came around to score on a pair of passed balls.

Rock Hill visits Huntington, W.Va., Wednesday.

Green 000 00 = 0 1 6

Rock Hill 004 42 = 10 9 2

Micah Lewis and Bradley. Nixon and Eastham. W-Nixon (K-12, BB-0). L-Lewis (K-3, BB-2). Hitting-Green: Micah Lewis 1-2; RH: Jenna Lane 3-4 3-r rbi, McKenzie Harrah 1-2 r-2, Brooke Eastham 2-2 r-2, Lindy Simpson 2-3 r-2 rbi-2, Sami Nixon 1-2 r-2. 2B-RH: Lindy Simpson, Brooke Eastham.

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