Lady Dragons shut out Redwomen

Published 5:04 am Tuesday, April 30, 2024

By Jim Walker

PROCTORVILLE — The goal is still alive and well.

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The Fairland Lady Dragons blanked the Rock Hill Redwomen 5-0 on Monday to stay in the thick of the Ohio Valley Conference title chase.

Fairland is now 13-4 overall and 9-2 in the league. The Lady Dragons close out the week with OVC games against South Point, Coal Grove and Chesapeake on consecutive days starting Wednesday.

Ironton leads the league at 11-1

Kaylee Salyer pitched a 4-hitter as she went the distance for the win. Salyer struck out 9 and issued just one walk.

The Lady Dragons had 7hits as Ally Shepherd went 2-2, Makena Black 2-3 with an RBI, Teagan Leep 1-2, Jordan Spencer 1-3 wit an RBI, Katie Dehart 1-3, and both Hailey Sammons and Katy Bell each had an RBI.

Rock Hill 000 000 0 = 0 4 0

Fairland    000 401 x = 5 7 0

R Bare and B Stapleton. Kylee Salyer and Makena Black. W-Salyer (IP-7.0, H-4, R-0, K-9, BB-1). L-Bare (IP-6.0, H-7, R-5, ER-4, K-2, BB-1). Hitting-Rock Hill: Charlie Long 1-3, Karlee Gillispie 1-3, Bare 1-3 2B, Kassidy Lyons 1-2; Fairland: Ally Shepherd 2-2, Katie Dehart 1-3, Jordan Spencer 1-3 RBI, Makena Black 2-3 RBI, Hailey Sammons RBI, Katy Bell RBI, Teagan Leep 1-2.