Lady Hornets blank Lady Panthers, 10-0

Published 4:59 pm Saturday, May 7, 2022

By Jim Walker

COAL GROVE — Abbie Deeds limited the hits and that kept the Chesapeake Lady Panthers from scoring.

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The Coal Grove Lady Hornets had their hits limited, but that didn’t stop them.

The Lady Hornets parlayed 5 hits, 2 walks, 4 hit batsmen and 3 errors into a 10-0 run rule Ohio Valley Conference win over the Lady Panthers on Friday.

Deeds gave up only 3 hits, struck out 8 and walked only one as she notched the shutout.

Coal Grove (9-11, 7-7) scored the only runs it needed with 2 in the first inning.

Jordyn Dale reached on an error, Rylee Harmon walked, Dale went to third on a passed ball and scored on an error.

Harmon moved up on the error and scored on a hit by Katie Deeds.

The Lady Hornets got a run in the second when Ellie Delawder was hit by a pitch, Brannah Pauley was safe on an error and Delawder scored after 2 passed balls.

The lead went to 5-0 in the third inning.

Harmon led off with a double, Katie Deeds was hit by a pitch, both moved up on a passed ball and scored on a hit by Jaden McComas.

The Lady Hornets created the run rule win with 5 runs in the bottom of the fourth.

Pauley was hit by a pitch and Kassidy Travis hit into a force out. Travis used 2 passed balls to reach third base and scored on a sacrifice fly by Dale.

Harmon walked, Katie Deeds was hit by a pith and McComas singled them home. Rylee Black then slugged a 2-run home run over the fence in centerfield to cap the scoring.

McComas was 2-3 with 4 runs batted in to lead the Lady Hornets. Harmon and Katie Deeds were 1-1 and Black 1-3 with the 2-run homer.

Riley Isaacs was 1-1 and both Hannah Webb and Rachel Bishop were 1-2 for Chesapeake (5-13, 1-13).

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Hannah Webb and Abigail Birkhimer. Abbie Deeds and Katie Deeds. W-A. Deeds (IP-5.0, H-3, R-0, K-8, BB-1, WP-1). L-Webb (IP-4.0, H-5, R-10, ER-8, K-1, BB-2, HBP-4. Hitting-CHS: Hannah Webb 1-2, Rachel Bishop 1-2, Riley Isaacs 1-1; CG: Jordyn Dale RBI, Rylee Harmon 1-1 2B, Katie Deeds 1-1 RBI, Jaden McComas 2-3 4-RBI, Rylee Black 1-3 HR 2-RBI.