Deeds 1-hits Trojans as CG girls’ win

Published 2:56 am Tuesday, April 23, 2024

By Jim Walker

COAL GROVE — Abbie Deeds must be suffering from amnesia. She’s forgotten how to give up a hit.

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After pitching a 5-inning perfect game on Saturday, Deeds pitched a 7-inning one-hitter on Monday as the Coal Grove Lady Hornets blanked the Portsmouth Lady Trojans 7-0 in an Ohio Valley Conference game.

Deeds struck out 14 and did not give up a walk. The only hit was a single by Olivia Dickerson in the first inning.

Coal Grove (8-7, 6-2) got a run in the second as Kasey Vanderhoof and Braelie Hitchcock singled and both Deeds and Shay Collins walked to force in the run.

The lead went to 3-0 in the third inning.

Rylee Black singled and came around to score as Mia Haynes singled and an outfield error went for 2 bases. Kendall Taylor’s 2-out base hit drove in Haynes.

Coal Grove put the game away with 4 runs in the sixth inning.

Deeds walked, Collins singled and Black was hit by a pitch to load the bases. Haynes singled to drive in 2 runs and then Vanderhoof and Hitchcock followed with RBI singles.

Collins was 3-3 with an RBI, Vanderhoof 3-4 with 2 RBI, Hitchcock 3-4 with an RBI and Haynes 2-4 with 2 RBI to pace Coal Grove. Which had 15 hits. Deeds was 1-2, Black 1-3 and both Izzy Kitts and Taylor were 1-4.

Dickerson was 1-3 for Portsmouth (4-10, 2-7).

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Katie Ankrom and Bailey Waughtel. Abbie Deeds and Rylee Black. W-Deeds (IP-7.0, H-1, R-0, K-14, BB-0). L-Ankrom (IP-6.0, H-15, R-7, ER-6, K-9, BB-3, HBP-1). Hitting-Portsmouth: Olivia Dickerson 1-3; Coal Grove: Abbie Deeds 1-2, Shay Collins 3-3 RBI, Izzy Kitts 1-4, Rylee Black 1-3, Mia Haynes 2-4 2-RBI, Kasey Vanderhoof 3-4 2-RBI, Braelie Hitchcock 3-4 RBI, Kendall Taylor 1-4.