Lady Vikings erupt early to rout East

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 3, 2007

AID — Who says 13 is unlucky?

The Symmes Valley Lady Vikings scored 13 runs in the first inning and went on to rout the East Lady Tartans 18-0 in five innings Monday.

The Lady Vikings got their big scoring explosion in the first inning with the help of four walks and five East errors.

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“We hit the ball pretty well and they made some errors that helped us out, but we did a good job of capitalizing on their mistakes,” Lady Vikings coach Jeff “Odie” Estep said.

Julie Carter had a two-run double and Erica Corn drove in two runs with a triple to highlight the 13-run uprising.

Symmes Valley got a run in the second inning when Chelsea Wall reached on an error and Emily Bowling doubled.

In the fourth, Kathryn Myers and Wall had doubles for a run. Tiffany Copley was hit by a pitch and Kayla Justice singled in two runs. Nikki Nance hit into a fielder’s choice and a wild pitch scored Justice to cap the four-running inning.

Corn and Bowling each went 2-3 to lead the Lady Vikings as eight different players got base hits.

Symmes Valley (1-2, 1-1) hosts New Boston Wednesday in a league game.


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Peters and Henderson. Erica Corn, Libby Ash (4) and Chelsea Wall. W-Corn (4-K, 0-BB, 2-H). (Ash 4-K, 0-BB). 2B-SV: Kathryn Myers, Chelsea Wall, Emily Bowling 2. 3B-SV: Erica Corn. Hitting-East: Peters 1-2, Henderson 1-2; Symmes Valley: Erica Corn 2-3, Emily Bowling 2-3, Julie Carter 1-2, Kathryn Myers 1-1, Chelsea Wall 1-2, Kayla Justice 1-2, Kendra Saunders 1-1, Natasha Pointer 1-2.