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Blue Angels outscore Lady Tigers

Jim Walker
jim.walker@irontontribune.com

The first meeting was a pitcher’s duel as Gallipolis won 5-3. The second meeting wasn’t even close.
The Gallipolis Blue Angels beat the Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers again on Tuesday, but this time they won the Ohio Valley Conference game 18-12 in a game that featured 37 hits.
Ironton led 8-4 after two innings but Gallipolis scored six runs in the third inning to take the lead for good at 10-9.
The Blue Angels went up 18-9 after six innings before Ironton rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh.
Demi Sands went 4-for-4 with a double and two runs batted in to lead Ironton’s 16-hit attack. Peghton Rowe was 3-3 and Riley Schreck continued her hot-hitting by going 3-6 with an rbi.
Kenzie Cremeens had a triple for an RBI and Haylee Stevens was 2-3 for Ironton.
Bailey Young went 5-5 with a double, a home run and four RBI to lead the Blue Angels who had 21 hits.
Ironton hosts Rock Hill on Wednesday.
Gallipolis    226    314    0    =    18    21    4
Ironton       261    000    3    =    12    16    5
Hunter Copley and Ryelee Sipple. Peighton Rowe, Mary Beth Burton (3) and Kenzie Cremeens. W-Copley (K-5, BB-7, ER-10). L-Rowe (IP-2.1, H-10, R-9, ER-6). Burton (IP-4.2, H-11, R-9, ER-8, K-2, BB-6). Hitting-Gallia: Alex Barnes 3-6 rbi, Hunter Copley 2-4, Chasity Adams 1-3, Bailey Meadows 1-5 2-rbi, Ryelee Sipple 1-6 2-rbi, Malerie Stanley 3-5 2-rbi, Allie Young 3-5 2B, Hailey Jo Ehman 2-4 3B rbi, Bailey Young 5-5 2B HR 4-rbi; Ironton: Mary Beth Burton 1-4 2-rbi, Riley Schreck 3-6 rbi, Kenzie Cremeens 1-5 3B rbi, Demi Sands 4-4 2B 2-rbi, Taiya Hamlet 1-4 rbi, Haylee Stevens 2-3, Peighton Rowe 3-3, Rylie Vaughn 1-4.