Brown pitches shutout as Lady Pointers blank Chesy
By JIM WALKER
Tribune Sports Editor
SOUTH POINT — Kaitlyn Brown must like goose eggs.
Brown did not allow a run or a walk as she pitched a five-hit shutout and the South Point Lady Pointers beat the Chesapeake Lady Panthers 11-5 in five innings on Monday in an Ohio Valley Conference game.
Brown struck out seven in getting the win.
Andi Kleinman went 3-3 with a run batted in to lead a nine-hit attack. Abbey Winkler and Rachel Murnahan were 2-2 and Haley Powell 2-3.
South Point jumped in front 2-0 in the first inning.
Winkler singled, stole second and scored on a throwing error. Murnahan and came home on a hit by Powell.
The lead went to 4-0 in the third when Winkler singled, Kleinman had an RBI double and Murnahan a run-scoring single.
The Lady Pointers put the game away with a seven-run outburst in the fourth when they sent 11 batters to the plate.
Morgan Wells reached on a dropped third strike, Bonnie Hileman and Aerial Boggs walked and Wells scored on a passed ball. Hileman was thrown out at home as Winkler reached on a fielder’s choice.
Brianna Whaley reached on an error as two runs scored, Kleinman singled, Murnahan walked and Powell singled home Murnahan and pinch-runner Tori Starr.
Brown reached on an error as the final run scored.
Sarah Rice went 2-3 to lead Chesapeake.
Chesapeake 000 00 = 0 5 4
South Point 202 7x = 11 9 0
Macy Allen and Caitlin Heffner. Kaitlyn Brown and Andi Kleinman. W-Brown (K-7, BB-0). L-Allen (K-3, BB-4). 2B-SP: Andi Kleinman, Haley Powell. Hitting-Chesapeake: Sarah Rice 2-3, Anna Mayo 1-3, Caitlin Heffner 1-3, Breanna Skeens 1-2; South Point; Abbey Winkler 2-2 3-r, Andi Kleinman 3-3 rbi, Rachel Murnahan 2-2 rbi, Haley Powell 2-3 2-rbi.