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Murphy leads Lady Hornets

Jim Walker
jim.walker@irontontribune.com

COAL GROVE — Kasey Murphy had another one of those duel performance games.
Murphy pitched a two-hit shutout and went 3-4 at the plate with a home run and a double as the Coal Grove Lady Hornets beat the Chesapeake Lady Panthers 10-0 in six innings on Monday in an Ohio Valley Conference game.
Murphy struck out eight and walked only one in getting the win.
Murphy hit a three-run homer in the first inning Jaidan Griffith also homered in the first.
Coal Grove had nine hits with Griffith going 2-3 with three runs batted in while Lauren Crum was 2-4 with a double and an RBI. Murphy drove in four runs.
Ashley Tackett and Zowie Rollins both went 1-2 to account for the limited Lady Panthers’ offense.
The Lady Panthers had six errors that led to five unearned runs.
Chesapeake 000 000 = 0 2 6
Coal Grove 401 203 = 10 9 3
Brooke Webb and Katy Perry. Kasey Murphy and Lauren Crum. W-Murphy (K-8, BB-1). L- Webb (K-5, BB-1, ER-5). Hitting-CHS: Ashley Tackett 1-3, Rollins 1-2; CG: Gracie Riley 1-4 2-rbi, Kasey Murphy 3-4 2B HR 4-rbi, Lauren Crum 2-4 2B rbi, Jaidan Griffith 2-3 HR 3-rbi, Delaney Napier 1-3