SV girls blank Pointers

Published 12:00 am Saturday, April 10, 2004

SOUTH POINT - Right now, the Symmes Valley Lady Vikings don't mind playing good or bad teams. They all just keep ending up as wins.

The Lady Vikings got a big non-conference win Friday by blanking the South Point Lady Pointers 10-0.

"That was a good win for us. South Point has a good program and (coach) Steve Baise does a nice job with them," Lady Vikings coach Jeff "Odie" Estep said.

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Lori Harmon picked up the win as she struck out 12, walked three, and allowed just two hits. Jodi Black went 2-3 and Erin Martin and Harmon 2-4 to lead the Vikes 13-hit attack.

Symmes Valley got on the scoreboard first with two runs in the second inning.

Megan Coomes and Black each reached on errors. They moved up on a wild pitch and scored on a hit by Kristen Crabtree

The lead went to 5-0 in the fourth.

Coomes singled, Black put down a sacrifice bunt, and Crabtree walked. The runners advanced on a wild pitch, and Brittany Scott singled home the runners.

A throwing error sent Scott to second and she scored on a hit by Cassie Myers.

The lead went to 7-0 in the fifth inning.

Rebecca Capper, Harmon, and Martin all singled to load the bases. An out later, a wild pitch allowed Capper to score. Black followed with a base hit to score Harmon.

The final three runs scored in the sixth inning.

Myers walked and Stephanie Burns singled. An out later, Harmon tripled driving in two runs and Martin followed with an RBI base hit.

Symmes Valley, 3-0, played Beaver Eastern twice on Saturday in Southern Ohio Conference games.

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Lori Harmon and Megan Coomes. Ashley Patrick, Jessi Craft (5) and Summer Malone. W-Harmon (12-K, 3-W). L-Patrick. 3B-SV: Lori Harmon. Hitting-Symmes Valley: Lori Harmon 2-4, Erin Martin 2-4, Jodi Black 2-3; South Point: Ashley Patrick 1-2, Jessie Craft 1-2.