Fairland girls top Gallipolis; Lady Vikes romp, 16-2
GALLIPOLIS — Chandler Fulks was at her best and that was all the Fairland Lady Dragons needed to be better.
Fulks pitched a four-hitter with nine strikeouts and four walks as Fairland beat the Gallipolis Blue Angels 5-1 on Tuesday.
“Chandler pitched one of her better games,” said Fairland coach Joe Auxier.
Besides pitching, Fairland collected 15 hits with Fulks going 3-4 with a double and Chelsey Stanley 3-4. Molly Morris, Maddie Kazee and Haley Woodall each went 2-4.
Fairland (7-6) took a 3-0 lead in the third inning on singles by Kazee, Morris, Fulks, Woodall and Stanley.
Gallipolis got a run in the bottom of the innings but Fairland got the run back in the fifth on a double by Caitlin Stone and singled by Woodall, Stanley and Ellen Hinshaw.
The Lady Dragons added an insurance run in the seventh.
Fulks and Chelsey singled and Tiffani Christian walked to load the bases. Chloe Stanley followed with an RBI single.
Fairland 003 010 0 = 5 15 0
Gallipolis 001 000 0 = 1 4 1
Chandler Fulks and Molly Morris. J. Harold and Kendra Barnes. W-Fulks (K-9, BB-4). L-Harold (K-1, BB-1). 2B-Fairland: Caitlin Stone, Chandler Fulks; Gallipolis: Kendra Barnes. Hitting-Fairland: Molly Morris 2-4, Caitlin Stone 1-3, Chandler Fulks 3-4, Haley Woodall 2-4, Chelsey Stanley 3-4, Ellen Hinshaw 1-4, Chloe Stanley 1-1; Gallipolis: Kendra Barnes 1-2, Alex Brumfield 1-2, Hannah Roach 1-3, Maggie Westfall 1-3 rbi.
Symmes Valley 16
Coal Grove 2
COAL GROVE — The Symmes Valley Lady Vikings parlayed seven hits and eight Coal Grove errors to post a 16-2 win in five innings on Tuesday.
Autumn Keathley went 2-3 with a double and Hannah Maynard was 2-4 with a pair of triples as the Lady Vikings won their sixth straight.
Maynard had a three-run triple to trigger a six-run third inning. Keathley had a two-run double in the uprising.
Maynard also had a two-run triple in an eight-run fifth inning as the Lady Vikings created the mercy rule win.
Sym. Valley 006 28 = 16 7 3
Coal Grove 011 00 = 2 4 8
Stephanie Brown and Tiara Hatfield. Kelci Grove, Ashley Collins (3) and Morgan Sites. W-Brown (K-9, BB-1). L-Grove. 2B-SV: Autumn Keathley. 3B-SV: Hannah Maynard 2. Hitting-SV: Autumn Keathley 2-3, Hannah Maynard 2-4, Breanna Morris 1-2, Amber Bryant 1-4, Kaitlyn Payne 1-2; CG: Kaitlyn Murphy 1-3, Morgan Sites 1-2, Rachel Webb 1-2, Shelby Haynes 1-3.