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Lady Titans use errors to beat SV

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

AID — That was the long and short of it.

The Portsmouth Notre Dame Lady Titans used the bunt and eight Symmes Valley errors to beat the Lady Vikings 7-1 Wednesday in a Southern Ohio Conference game.

“We couldn’t field the bunt. They bunted 10 times and we only played two of them. We’ve been a good fielding team. It was just one of those nights,” said Lady Vikings’ coach Jeff “Odie” Estep.

Tori Harr pitched a four-hitter for the Lady Titans. She struck out seven and walked three.

Kaitlyn Payne took the loss. She fanned seven, walked five and gave up eight hits.

The Lady Vikings had four hits. Hannah Maynard had a triple and Payne added a double.

The Lady Vikings host their annual “Valley of Thunder” on Friday at Saturday.

Notre Dame 112 201 0 = 7 8 0

Sym. Valley 010 000 0 = 1 4 8

Tori Harr and Pierron. Kaitlyn Payne and Tiara Hatfeild. W-Harr (K-7, BB-3). L-Payne (K-7, BB-5). Hitting: PND: Katie Stephenson 3-5, Patel 1-5, Madi Phillips 1-5, Brooke Pierron 1-3, Tori Harr 1-2, Hagen Schaefer 1-3; SV: Kaitlyn Payne 1-3, Hannah Mays 1-3, Hannah Maynard 1-3, Autumn Keathley 1-3. 2B-SV: Kaitlyn Payne. 3B-SV: Hannah Maynard.