Salyer, Lady Dragons get win in OVC opener

Published 11:41 pm Friday, March 29, 2024


PROCTOVILLE — Kaylee Salyer showed why she is a Western Michigan recruit.

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The Fairland senior pitcher hurled a 3-hitter with 11 strikeouts and one walk as the Lady Dragons downed the Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers 11-1 in six innings on Friday in the Ohio Valley Conference opener for both teams.

Fairland (3-1, 1-0) had 11 hits led by Jordan Spencer who went 3-for-4 with a triple and a home run and she drove in 4 runs.

Katie Dehart was 2-3 with an RBI as 8 different players had hits for Fairland.

Khamil Martin was 1-2 with a first inning solo home run to account for the Ironton scoring. Graycie Brammer and Emily Weber each went 1-3.

Ironton 100 000 = 1 3 3

Fairland 013 061 = 11 11 0

Braylin Wallace, Bella Sorbilli (5) and Graycie Brammer. Kaylee Salyer and Makenna Black. W-Salyer (IP-6.0, R-1, ER-1, K-11, BB-1). L-Wallace (IP-4.0, H-4, R-4, ER-4, K-7, BB-2, HBP-1, WP-1). Sorbilli (IP-1.1, R-7, ER-4, K-2, BB-1). Hitting-Ironton: Graycie Brammer 1-3, Emily Weber 1-3, Khamil Martin 1-2 HR RBI; Fairland: Ally Shepherd 1-4 2-RBI, Makena Black 1-3 2B, Kaylee Salyer 1-3 2B RBI, Katie Deharts 2-3 RBI, Jordan Spencer 3-4 3B HR 4-RBI, Katy Bell 1-2, Madi McKinley 1-2 RBI.