Lady Dragons roll past Lady Trojans

Published 12:28 am Friday, April 5, 2024

By Jim Walker

PORTSMOUTH — The Fairland Lady Dragons are still using that same formula: good pitching plus good hitting.

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Kaylee Salyer provided the good pitching as she allowed one run and the offense provided the good hitting with 14 hits as Fairland beat the Portsmouth Lady Trojans 11-1 in a 6-inning Ohio Valley Conference game on Wednesday.

Salyer scattered 6 hits, struck out 11 and walked only one in going the distance for the win.

Fairland (4-1, 2-0) was led offensively by Ally Shepherd who was 3-4 with a triple and 2 runs batted in.

Jordan Spencer was 2-3, Makena Black 2-2 with a triple and 2 RBI, Hailey Sammons 2-4 with 3 RBI, Aubrey Hayes 1-3 with a triple, Katy Bell 1-3 and Salyer was 2-5 with a double and 2 RBI.

Portsmouth (2-4, 0-2) had 6 different players get hits led by Karlee Galloway who was 1-2 with a double.

Emily Cheatham, Madison Ankrom, Madison Boren and Ayonna Carr all went 1-3 for the Lady Trojans.

Fairland plays at Huntington at 6 p.m. on Friday.

Fairland   240 212 = 11 14 0

Portsmouth 010 000 = 1 6 4

Kaylee Salyer and Makena Black. Olivia Dickerson, Katie Ankrom (6) and Bailey Waughtel. W-Salyer (IP-6.0, H-6, R-1, ER-1, K-11, BB-1). L-Dickerson (IP-5.2, H-14, R-11, ER-9, K-6,BB-3). Ankrom (IP-0.1, H-0, R-0, K-0,BB-0). Hitting-Fairland: Kaylee Salyer 2-5 2B 2-RBI, Ally Shepherd 3-4 3B 2-RBI, Jordan Spencer 2-3, Makena Black 2-2 3B 2-RBI, Hailey Sammons 2-4 3-RBI, Katy Bell 1-3, Aubrey Hayes 1-3 3B; Portsmouth: Emily Cheatham 1-3, Madison Ankrom 1-3, Madison Boren 1-3, Ayonna Carr 1-3, Karlee Galloway 1-2 2B.