Redwomen top Lady Raiders; Chapman, Lady Panthers romp
CHESHIRE — It was good to be back at work.
After an 8-day layoff, the Rock Hill Redwomen went back to work and beat the River Valley Lady Raiders 13-3 Wednesday in an Ohio Valley Conference game.
“We did well. We hit the ball well and we fielded well,” said Rock Hill coach Mary Harper. “We’re young and we’re learning. We needed to get back out there and play.”
Jazel DeAutremont pitched a four-hitter as she struck out 10 and walked just two to get the win for the Redwomen.
Rock Hill took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first when Courtney Duncan reached on an error and scored on a wild pitch.
River Valley got two runs in the bottom of the inning, but the Redwomen scored five times in the third inning.
Duncan started the rally with a home run. Chelsea Harper then singled, stole second, and DeAutremont had and RBI single. She came around to score on three wild pitches.
Kassie Large was hit by a pitch, stole second and later scored on a wild pitch. BreeAnna Depriest was hit by a pitch, stole second and scored on an error.
The lead went to 8-2 in the fourth when Griffith was safe on an error, stole second and scored on two wild pitches. Duncan walked, moved up on two wild pitches and scored on a fielder’s choice.
Two more runs scored in the seventh inning.
Morgan Damron walked and scored on three wild pitches. Megan Russell walked and Nicole Stamper walked and they scored on a triple by Duncan.
Duncan was 2-3 with the triple and home run.
Rock Hill (1-1, 1-0) visits Coal Grove on Friday.
Rock Hill 105 202 3 = 13 6 3
River Valley 200 001 0 = 3 4 5
Jazel DeAutremont and Megan Russell. Birchfield and Rose. W-DeAutremont (10-K, 2-BB). L-Birchfield (9-K, 5-BB). 2B-Rock Hill: Cassie Large; River Valley: Rose. 3B-Rock Hill: Courtney Duncan. HR-Rock Hill: Courtney Duncan. Hitting-Rock Hill: Courtney Duncan 2-3, Chelsea Harper 1-5, Jazel DeAutremont 1-4, Kassie Large 1-3, Nicole Stamper 1-3; River Valley: Carter 1-3, Rose 1-3, Birchfield 1-3, Mays 1-2.
Coal Grove 0
COAL GROVE — Allison Chapman may have shortened her work, but not her effort.
Chapman only had to pitch five innings but still threw a no-hitter as the Chesapeake Lady Panthers blanked the Coal Grove Lady Hornets 15-0 in five innings on Wednesday in an Ohio Valley Conference game.
Chapman struck out 11 and did not walk a batter to get the win.
Chesapeake erupted for eight runs in the first inning.
Sarah Mayo had a two-run double, Casey Kirk and Nikki Lindsey both had two-run singles, and Courtney Heffner an RBI single.
The Lady Panthers got two runs in the second inning when Sidney Boyle walked, moved up on a ground out and scored on Hannah Henderson’s double. Henderson scored on a ground out.
The lead went to 14-0 in the third inning.
Sarah Rice and Chapman had singles to start the inning. Mayo singled in Rice, Chapman came home on a fielder’s choice, and two more runs scored on a hit by Kirk.
The final run scored in the fourth. Myky Harmon was safe on an error, Chapman walked, and Mayo had an RBI single.
Chesapeake (6-0, 1-0) hosts Fairland on Thursday.
Chesapeake 824 10 = 15 10 1
Coal Grove 000 00 = 0 0 3
Allison Chapman and Courtney Heffner. Brown and Wyatt. W-Chapman (11-K, 0-BB). L-Brown. 2B-Chesapeake: Sarah Mayo, Hannah Henderson. Hitting-Chesapeake: Allison Chapman 1-1, Nikki Lindsey 1-4, Sarah Mayo 3-4, Courtney Heffner 1-4, Hannah Henderson 1-2, Casey Kirk 2-3 4-rbi, Sarah Rice 1-2.