Lady Panthers top SV
CHESAPEAKE — The Chesapeake Lady Panthers used two big innings to beat the Symmes Valley Lady Vikings 8-1 on Tuesday.
After a scoreless first inning, Chesapeake (7-11) took a 5-0 lead in the second.
Ali Ransbottom singled, Sydnee Hall reached on an error and Breanne Skeens was hit by a pitch. Carrie Brock had a two-run single, Anna Mayo walked and Kelsey Huff doubled to clear the bases.
The Lady Vikings scored in the third on a walk to Stephanie Brown, a single by Autumn Keathley and an error.
The Lady Panthers added three runs in the fifth when Hall and Brock reached on errors, Laura Rice had a two-run triple and Mayo singled.
Melanie Noble pitched a four-hitter for the win. She struck out eight and walked two.
Sym. Valley 001 000 0 = 1 4 3
Chesapeake 050 030 x = 8 7 2
Kaitlyn Payne, Stephanie Brown )5) and Tiara Hatfield. Melanie Noble and Kelsey Huff. W-Noble (K-8, BB-2). L-Payne (K-3, BB-5). Brown K-1, BB-1. 2B-Chesapeake: Kelsey Huff. 3B-Chesapeake: Laura Rice. Hitting-SV: Stephanie Brown 1-3, Autumn Keathley 1-4, Kaitlyn Payne 2-3; Chesapeake: Laura Rice 1-2, Kelsey Huff 2-3, Ali Ransbottom 2-4, Carrie Brock 1-3, Anna Mayo 1-3.