Lady Vikings clip New Boston

Published 12:00 am Saturday, April 19, 2008

AID — Jessie Morris wasn’t a one-man wrecking crew, but you probably couldn’t convince the New Boston Lady Tigers of that.

Morris went 3-for-4 with a double, a home run and three runs batted in as the Symmes Valley Lady Vikings blitzed the New Boston Lady Tigers 12-2 Friday in a Southern Ohio Conference game.

The Lady Vikings wasted little time as they scored four runs in the first inning.

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Nikki Nance walked, Erica Corn doubled, and Libby Ash walked. Emily Bowling walked to force in a run and Morris had a two-run double. Ash scored on a wild pitch.

New Boston got a run in the second inning, but Symmes Valley came back with two in its half of the frame.

Julie Carter walked, Nance singled, and both moved up on a passed ball. Carter scored on a passed ball and Ash hit a sacrifice fly.

The lead went to 10-1 in the fourth inning.

Carter walked to start the inning, Nance singled and Corn reached on an error to load the bases. Carter scored on a passed ball, Ash walked to load the bases and Bowling hit a two-run single. The final run scored on a passed ball.

New Boston scored again in the top of the sixth but Symmes Valley ended the game with two runs in the bottom of the inning.

Morris hit a solo home run to start the rally. Wall and Haily Pelletier walked, Kayla Ross hit into a fielder’s choice, and Carter singled to drive in the final run.

Corn struck out seven, walked three and gave up three hits to get the win.

Symmes Valley (8-3, 5-1) played at Gahanna Saturday and visits East on Monday.

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Euton and Rainer. Erica Corn and Chelsea Wall. W-Corn (7-K, 3-BB). L-Euton (1-K, 9-BB). 2B-SV: Erica Corn, Jessie Morris. HR-SV: Jessie Morris. Hitting-New Boston: Wiley 1-4, Buckley 1-2, Williams 1-3; Symmes Valley: Jessie Morris 3-4, Nikki Nance 2-3, Erica Corn 1-4, Emily Bowling 1-3, Jlie Carter 1-2.