Redwomen slip by Lady Hornets

Published 12:00 am Saturday, April 19, 2008

PEDRO — If you were late for the start of the Coal Grove vs. Rock Hill game, you missed almost all the scoring.

The Redwomen got all their runs in the first inning and the Lady Hornets scored twice as Rock Hill picked up a 5-3 Ohio Valley Conference win Friday.

“It was a really well-played game,” said Rock Hill coach Mary Harper. “Coal Grove is really improved.”

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Coal Grove took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning.

Kelly Groves walked, Josie Wells singled and Keesha Wyatt had a two-run double.

Rock Hill answered with all five of its runs in the bottom of the inning.

Brooke Long singled and Jazel DeAutremont double and Brooke Skinner walked to load the bases.

Kim Moore walked to force in a run and Kayla Kelley had a two-run single. Megan Russell walked to load the bases and a throwing error into left field allowed two runs to score.

Coal Grove managed a run in the sixth when Wells singled, stole second and third, and scored on a passed ball.

DeAutremont got the win as she gave up four hits, struck out 12 and walked four.

Rock Hill (7-8, 3-2) visits River Valley on Monday.

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Brittany Campbell and Kelly Grove. Jazel DeAutremont and Megan Russell. W-DeAutremont (12-K, 4-BB). L-Campbell (4-K, 8-BB). 2B-CG: Keesha Wyatt; RH: Jazel DeAutremont. Hitting-Coal Grove: Josie Wells 2-3, Keesha Wyatt 1-2, Kourtney Dirling 1-3; Rock Hill: Brooke Long 1-2, Jazel DeAutremont 1-3, Kayla Kelley 2-2.