Lady Pointers blank PND; Auxier leads Lady Dragons
Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 3, 2007
SOUTH POINT — Maybe they should call her Hurryin’ Hannah Huron.
Huron made quick work of the Portsmouth Lady Trojans as she allowed just one hit in four innings to lead the South Point Lady Pointers to an 11-0 win Thursday.
Huron struck out five, did not walk a batter and the only hit was a two-out single in the fourth inning. She also went 2-2 at the plate with a triple and two runs batted in.
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Portsmouth was guilty of two errors while Ericka Leighty, Felesha Dickess, Emily Mannon and Huron all had base hits in a 4-run first inning. Dickess and Huron each had RBIs.
After South Point got a run in the second inning, the Lady Pointers came back with four more runs in the third inning.
Ashley Kleinman had a triple and scored when Huron tripled to highlight the uprising.
Leighty was 2-4 with three stolen bases and Chelsi Planters 2-3 and two RBIs for the Lady Pointers.
South Point (1-1) hosts Raceland at 5 p.m. Friday.
Harrell and Kendall. Hannah Huron, Emily Mannon (5) and Felesha Dickess. W-Huron (5-K, 0-BB). 3B-SP: Ashley Kleinman. Hitting-Portsmouth: Hopkins 1-2; South Point: Ericka Leighty 2-4 (3 SB), Felesha Dickess 1-3, Emily Mannon 1-3, Ashley Kleinman 1-2, Hannah Huron 2-2 (2 RBI), Ashley Smith 1-3 (RBI), Chelsi Plants 2-3 (2 RBI).
Fairland 19, Ironton 1
PROCTORVILLE — The Fairland Lady Dragons put the ball in play. Pitcher Megan Auxier made sure their opponents didn’t.
Fairland had 12 hits and took advantage of seven errors to back the two-hit pitching of Auxer in a 19-1 five-inning win over the Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers Thursday.
“We put the ball in play and that’s all you can ask for,” Fairland coach Leroy Baise said. “And Megan threw well today. She threw 57 pitches and 45 were strikes, so she’s getting better.”
Auxier struck out nine and did not issue a walk.
Fairland (3-0) was led offensively by MacKenzie Rucker and Megan Brooks who went 3-4. Auxier was 2-4 with a home run.
Rucker and Brooks singled and Auxier hit a two-run double. Kirstyn Midkiff singled in a run, Jordan Fulks walked and Beth Schlegel had an RBI single.
After a force play at home, Sarah Simms was safe on an error for a run and Rucker tripled in a run. Brooks singled in Rucker and Auxier capped the rally with a home run.
The lead went to 15-0 in the second inning.
Fulks singled, Schlegel was safe on an error and Kira Dillon grounded out for a run. Shelby Fuller hit into a fielder’s choice for a run and Simms was safe on an error as a run scored. Rucker was safe on an error for the final run.
In a four-run fourth inning, Kathleen Black reached on an error, Simms walked and Rucker and Brooks had RBI singles. Auxier was safe on an error to score Rucker and Whitney Boster’s base hit scored the final run.
Ironton broke up the no-hitter in the fifth inning when Emily Lilly doubled and Jordan Scott singled.
Summers and Lilly. Megan Auxier and MacKenzie Rucker. W-Auxier (9-K, 0-BB). L-Summers. 2B-Ironton: Emily Lilly; Fairland: Megan Auxier. 3B-Fairland: MacKenzie Rucker. HR-Fairland: Megan Auxier. Hitting-Ironton: Emily Lilly 1-2, Jordan Scott 1-2; Fairland: MacKenzie Rucker 3-4, Megan Brooks 3-4, Megan Auxier 2-4, Kirstyn Midkiff 1-2, Whitney Boster 1-2, Jordan Fulks 1-1, Beth Schlegel 1-4.