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Chesy’s Noble pitches no-hitter

Published 2:41am Thursday, April 3, 2014

Jim Walker


It was a No-ble no-hitter.

Melanie Noble pitched a five-inning no-hitter as the Chesapeake Lady Panthers blanked the St. Joseph Female Flyers 10-0 on Wednesday.

“St. Joe put the bat on the ball, but Noble pitched pretty well. She threw strikes,” said Lady Panthers’ coach Aaron Rice.

Noble struck out five and did not walk a batter in getting the win.

Chesapeake had 11 hits led by Carrie Brock and Kelsey Huff who each went 3-4 and McKenna Wells who was 3-3. Brock also had a double.

The Lady Panthers snapped a scoreless tie with four runs in the second inning.

Lyndsey Davidson and Breanna Skeens walked and Sydnee Hall singled them home. Wells singled, Alyssa Scott reached on a fielder’s choice and two runs scored on passed balls.

Chesapeake got two runs in the third.

Noble walked and Robin Frye went in as the courtesy runner. Davidson walked again and both runners scored on a hit by Wells.

The lead went to 9-0 in the fourth

Huff and Noble singled, moved up on a ground out and Skeens had a two-run single. Skeens moved up on a ground out and scored on a hit by Wells.

The final run scored in the fifth on hits by Brock and Huff and a ground out.

Chesapeake plays at Wayne, W.Va., Thursday.

Chesapeake 042 31 = 10 11 2

St. Joseph 000 00 = 0 0 2

Melanie Noble and Kelsey Huff. Morgan Mahlmeister and Katie Roach. W-Noble (K-5, BB-0, HBP-2). L-Mahlmeister. Hitting-Chesapeake: Carrie Brock 3-4, Melanie Noble 1-3, Kelsey Huff 3-4, Breanna Skeens 1-2, Sydnee Hall 1-2, McKenna Wells 3-3, Alyssa Scott 1-3. 2B-Chesapeake: Carrie Brock.

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