In the junior varsity game, Emily Herbert started in the circle and pitch three scoreless innings. Loggan Hewitt gave up just one run in four innings in the circle.
The Lady Lions had five hits en route to the 6-1 victory. Audrey Land singled and scored two runs. Kaitlin Chandler singled and scored a run. Woolston doubled. Kayla Aldridge singled and Maddie Whittaker singled. Also scoring for the Lady Lions were Lilly Cramer (two) and Hewitt.
Pirates knock off Lady Lions
GREENSBURG – The Lady Lion softball team dropped its fifth straight game Monday as Greensburg handed the Lady Lions an 11-2 loss.
Through the first three innings, the Lady Lions managed only a single by Brooke Niehoff and a reached on an error by Gabby Doyle.
Greensburg took the lead 2-0 in the bottom of the third. Asche singled and scored on the triple by Schmidt. Biltz singled in Schmidt for the early lead.
The Lady Lions came back with two runs in the top of the fourth. Riley Lanham doubled down the left field line with one out. Lilly Cramer was the courtesy runner for Lanham. Following a Kylie Martindale infield single, Shelby Woods singled in Cramer. Nicole Hoeing’s single scored Martindale to knot the game at 2-2. With two outs, Doyle reached on another error.
The Lady Lions left the bases loaded.
Greensburg broke the game open in the fifth with six runs on three hits. The Lady Pirates added three more runs in the sixth inning.
Hoeing and Doyle combined to pitch the six innings for the Lady Lions.
Offensively, Niehoff, Hoeing and Lanham all had two hits. Martindale, Woods and Morgan Edwards all added singles for the Lady Lions.
In the junior varsity game, the Lady Lions fell to Greensburg 23-11. Rushville scored three runs in the first and four in the second to lead 7-0 through two innings. Maddie Whittaker and Keely Springman scored twice in the first two innings. Megyn Kirchoff, McKenzie Woolston and Loggan Hewitt all touched the plate for the Lady Lions as Rushville built the early lead.
After Greensburg tied the game at 7-7, Rushville’s Woolston, Audrey Land and Kassie Herbert all scored to push the Lady Lions lead to 10-7. The Lady Pirates then blew the game open with six runs in the sixth and 10 in the seventh.
Contact: Aaron Kirchoff at 765-932-2222, ext. 114