Lady Panthers get bats going

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 15, 2008

PEDRO — When the Chesapeake Lady Panthers get going, they’re hard to stop.

Chesapeake got rolling in the fourth inning and went on to score 11 runs in two innings as the Lady Panthers beat the Rock Hill Redwomen 15-5 Monday in an Ohio Valley Conference game.

“Once we got started, we hit the ball pretty good,” said Lady Panthers coach Aaron Rice.

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Chesapeake (5-2, 3-0) banged out 14 hits with Sidney Boyle going 3-4 with four runs batted in

and Allison Chapman 3-4 with three RBI.

The Lady Panthers went up 2-0 in the top of the first inning. Nikki Lindsey was safe on an error, Sarah Mayo had an RBI double, and Boyle grounded out as Mayo scored.

Rock Hill (7-3, 2-1) came back to take a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the inning.

Courtney Duncan tripled to lead off the inning and Brooke Long singled her home. Jazel DeAutremont singled and Brooke Skinner had a two-run triple.

Chesapeake came back to take a 4-3 lead in the third inning.

Casey Kirk was safe on an error and Chapman had an RBI single. She stole second and scored on Boyle’s base hit.

The Redwomen came right back in the bottom of the inning to take a 5-4 lead when Long reached on an error and DeAutremont hit a two-run homer.

But Chesapeake erupted for seven runs in the fourth inning to go up 11-5.

Courtney Heffner walked, Hannah Henderson singled, and Kimmie Bennett walked to load the bases. An error scored a run to tie the game and Nikki Lindsey hit a sacrifice fly for the lead.

Chapman had a two-run single, and Boyle, Shelby Pike and Heffner all had RBI singles.

The Lady Panthers added four runs in the fifth inning.

Bennett and Kirk singled and Chapman doubled for a run. Boyle doubled home two runs and Pike capped the rally with an RBI single.


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Allison Chapman and Courtney Heffner. Jazel DeAutremont and Megan Russell. W-Chapman (9-K, 1-BB). L-DeAutremont (2-K, 2-BB). 2B-Chesapeake: Sarah Mayo, Allison Chapman, Sidney Boyle. 3B-Rock Hill: Courtney Duncan, Brooke Skinner. HR-Rock Hill: Jazel DeAutremont. Hitting-Chesapeake: Sarah Mayo 1-4, Allison Chapman 3-4 (3 rbi), Sidney Boyle 3-4 (4 rbi), Shelby Pike 2-4, Courtney Heffner 2-3, Hannah Henderson 1-3, Kimmie Bennett 1-2, Casey Kirk 1-3; Rock Hill: Courtney Duncan 1-3, Brooke Long 2-3, DeAutremont 2-3, Brooke Skinner 1-2.

South Point 8,

River Valley 1

CHESHIRE — Hannah Huron had a big game on the mound and at the plate as the South Point Lady Pointers beat the River Valley Lady Raiders 8-1 Monday in an Ohio Valley Conference game.

Huron struck out nine and did not walk a batter as she allowed just five hits. She also went 3-4 at the plate with a double and a triple.

The Lady Pointers (2-3, 2-1) banged out 12 hits with Ericka Leighty 3-4 with a double, Ashley Kleinman 2-4 and a triple, and Emily Mannon 2-4.

Terra Porters went 2-3 for River Valley (1-4, 1-3).

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Hannah Huron and Ashley Kleinman. Kari McFann and Terra Porter. W-Huron (9-K, 0-BB). L-McFann (3-K, 1-BB). 2B-SP: Ericka Leighty, Hannah Huron. 3B-SP: Ashley Kleinman, Hannah Huron. Hitting-South Point: Ericka Leighty 3-4, Emily Mannon 2-4, Hannah Huron 3-4, Ashley Kleinman 2-4; River Valley: Terra Porter 2-3.

Fairland 9,

Coal Grove 5

PROCTORVILLE — The Fairland Lady Dragons beat the Coal Grove Lady Hornets 9-5 Monday in an OVC game.

Amber Bias got the win as she struck out nine and walked only one.

Fairland (2-4, 2-2) got doubles from Mackenzie Rucker, Keri Pinkerman and Kathleen Blatt. Rucker had a two-run double in a six-run second inning.

Josie Wells and Keesha Wyatt were 2-4 for Coal Grove. Wyatt had two doubles and Abby Nance also doubled.

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Brittany Campbell and Kelli Grove. Amber Bias and Mackenzie Rucker. W-Bias (9-K, 1-BB). L-Campbell. 2B-CG: Abby Nance, Keesha Wyatt 2; Fairland: Mackenzie Rucker, Keri Pinkerman, Kathleen Blatt. Hitting-Coal Grove: Abby Nance 1-3, Kelli Grove 1-4, Josie Wells 2-4, Keesha Wyatt 2-4, Brittany Campbell 1-3, Julie Marcello 1-3; Fairland: Sarah Simms 1-2, Mackenzie Rucker 1-3, Whitney Boster 1-3, Keri Pinkerman 1-2, Kathleen Blatt 1-3, Shelby Fuller 1-2, Stormie Spitzer 1-2.