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Murphy’s no-hitter keys Lady Hornets

Coal Grove Lady Hornets’ senior pitcher Kasey Murphy threw a no-hitter in an 11-2 win over South Point on Tuesday. (Kent Sanborn of Southern Ohio Sports Photos)

Jim Walker
jim.walker@irontontribune.com

COAL GROVE — The Coal Grove Lady Hornets offense was a big hit, but pitcher Kasey Murphy was unhittable.
Murphy hurled a no-hitter as the Lady Hornets beat the South Point Lady Pointers 11-2 in an Ohio Valley Conference game on Tuesday.
Murphy struck out nine and did not walk a batter. Coal Grove’s five errors led to two unearned runs.
Lauren Crum led a 15-hit attack as she went 2-5 with a double, a home run and three runs batted in. Lauren Meyer was 3-3 with an RBI, Murphy and Gracie Riley were 2-5 with two RBI, and Addi Dillow was 2-5 with a double and an RBI.
On Wednesday, Coal Grove hosts Fairland and South Point visits Portsmouth.
Coal Grove    511    301    0    =    11    15    5
South Point    000    020    0    =    2    0    3
Kasey Murphy and Lauren Crum. Byrd and Duncan. W-Murphy (K-9, ER-0). L-Byrd (K-2, BB-6, ER-8). Hitting-Lauren Meyer 3-3 rbi, Gracie Riley 2-5 2-rbi, Kasey Murphy 2-5 2-rbi, Lauren Crum 2-5 2B HR 3-rbi, Jaidyn Griffith 1-3, Makenzie Moore 1-3, Addi Dillow 2-5 2B rbi, Maddie Malone 1-4 rbi, Delaney Napier 1-4.