Shortened game doesn’t shorten Lady Dragons offense

Published 1:18 am Thursday, April 18, 2024


PROCTORVILLE — The game was shortened, but not the Fairland Lady Dragons offense.

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Although the game was called after 5 innings, the Lady Dragons had 11 hits as they beat the Gallipolis Blue Angels 9-4 in an Ohio Valley Conference game on Wednesday.

Katy Bell was 3-3 with a double to pace the Lady Dragons offense. Kaylee Salyer was 2-3 with a triple and an RBI, Jordan Spencer 2-3 with an RBI, Aubrey Hayes 1-2 with a triple and 2 RBI, Madi McKinley 1-1, Hailey Sammons 1-2 with a double and 2 RBI and Katie Dehart 1-3.

Salyer got the win for Fairland (9-1, 7-0) as she went 5 innings allowing 7 hits with 2 earned runs, 5 strikeouts and just one walk.

Gallipolis (1-4, 0-3) was led by Taylor Mathie 1-3 with a home run, Sarah Thomas who was 2-3 with a triple, Colbie Nida 2-3 with an RBI, Reagan Skidmore 1-3 with a double and Halli Angel 1-3.

Gallipolis 011 20 = 4 7 2

Fairland   040 5x = 9 11 3

Colbie Nida, Taylor Mathie (3) and Maggie Davis. Kaylee Salyer and Makena Black. W-Salyer (IP-5.0, H-7, R-4, ER-2, K-5, BB-1). L-Nida (IP-2.0, H-5, R-4, ER-4, K-1, BB-1). Mathie (IP-2.0, H-6, R-5, ER-5, K-3, BB-2). Hitting-Gallipolis: Sarah Thomas 2-3 3B, Reagan Skidmore 1-3 2B, Halli Angel 1-3, Colbie Nida 2-3 RBI, Taylor Mathie 1-3 HR RBI; Fairland: Kaylee Salyer 2-3 3B RBI, Katie Dehart 1-3, Jordan Spencer 2-3 RBI, Hailey Sammons 1-2 2B 2-RBI, Katy Bell 3-3 2B, Madi McKinley 1-1, Aubrey Hayes 1-2 3B 2-RBI.