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Lady Hornets drop pair of games

Jim Walker
jim.walker@irontontribune.com

FLATWOODS, Ky. — The Kentucky neighbors weren’t very friendly.
The Coal Grove Lady Hornets dropped back-to-back game on Tuesday and Wednesday as they lost 9-2 to the Ashland Kittens and 14-4 to the Russell Lady Red Devils in five innings.
Against Russell, Coal Grove had nine hits led by Lauren Crum who went 2-2 with a run batted in. Destiny Napier had an RBI triple and Rylee Harmon was 2-3.
Russell (5-1) was led by Lilly Holland who was 2-3 with a double and three RBI and Makayla Fraley who was 3-4 with a double and two RBI.
Grace Osborn went 2-3 with a double and two RBI and Haven Layne 2-4 and two RBI.
Layne got the win as she struck out two and walked two.
On Tuesday, Coal Grove (0-3) led 2-0 after two innings before Ashland scored three runs in each of the next three innings.
Addi Dillow went 2-3 with a double and an RBI to pace Coal Grove. Harmon was 1-2 with a double.
Camryn Cassidy was 3-3 with two doubles at the plate and picked up the win as she struck out eight and did not walk a batter.
Lauren Spears had a home run for Ashland and Kenzi Robinson a two-run double.
Tuesday’s Game
Ashland 003 33 = 9 8 0
Coal Grove 110 00 = 2 6 3
Camryn Cassidy and Lauren Spears. Kaleigh Murphy and Katie Deeds. W-Cassidy (K-8, BB-0, ER-2). L-Murphy (K-4, BB-4, ER-4). Hitting-AHS: Lauren Spears 1-4 HR 2-rbi, Zoe Ingram 1-4 rbi, Ruthie Paholsky 1-4, Kenzi Robinson 1-3 2B 2-rbi, Camryn Cassidy 3-3 2-2B, Maddy Greene 1-3 3B rbi; CG: Addi Dillow 2-3 2B rbi, Kaleigh Murphy 1-3, Jaiden Griffith 1-2 rbi, Rylee Harmon 1-2 2B, Destiny Napier 1-2.
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Wednesday’s Game
Coal Grove 102 01 = 4 9 3
Russell 338 0x = 14 11 2
Kaleigh Murphy, Lauren Crum (3) and Katie Deeds. Haven Layne and Lilly Holland. W-Layne (K-2, BB-2, ER-4). L-Murphy (IP-2.0, H-6, R-11, ER-9, K-2, BB-7). Crum (IP2.0), H-5, R-3, ER-1, K-2, BB-2). Hitting-CG: Addi Dillow 1-4, Kaleigh Murphy 1-3, Lauren Crum 2-2 rbi, Rylee Harmon 2-3, Maddie Malone 1-2, Destiny Napier 1-3 3B rbi, A. Schwartz 1-3 2B; Russell: Grace Osborn 2-3 2B 2-rbi, Makayla Fraley 3-4 2B 2-rbi, Haven Layne 2-4 2-rbi, Krissy Hall 1-3 2-rbi, Lilly Holland 2-3 2B 3-rbi, Hannah Allen 1-2 rbi.