Batavia and Milford have emerged as the major winners among the Clermont County varsity fast pitch softball teams. Glen Este and New Richmond have also recorded victories.
The Bulldogs edged Wyoming’s Cowboys 5-4 behind the two-hit pitching of Jamie Bare in a non-conference game. Brittney Cook and Emily Sellers had two hits each and Samm Ison two hits and two runs batted in (RBI) for the Green and White.
Georgetown’s G-Women were the next victims, 5-0, as Bare hurled a four-hitter in this Southern Buckeye Conference game. Bare had two hits and teammates Cook and Brittany Luginbuhl had two apiece and Ison had two RBI.
Bare fired a three-hitter and struck out nine against East Clinton’s Astros in this Southern Buckeye Conference National Division fray. Luginbuhl had two hits and two RBI, Bare added three hits, and Abbey Jacob two.
The Trojans lambasted Loveland's Tigers 10-0 behind Kelley Benhase's two-hit mound mastery. In this Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division game, Kari Lang had three hits, four runs scored, three RBI, and four stolen bases, Kaylin Steinmetz had two hits and two RBI, Taylor Armitage two RBI, and Megan Watts two hits.
The E-Gals shutout Sycamore's Aviators 4-0 behind Sarah Alley's three-hitter in this non-conference battle. Shannon Boys' two hits powered the winners' offense.
Out hit four to two, the Red and White managed to keep Glen Este at bay 1-0. On the mound in this Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division encounter, Emily Poynter was the winner and Kierstin Gregory was the loser.
Harrison's Wildcats held Milford to just three hits in their 5-0 victory over the E-Gals in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division. Alley absorbed the loss on the mound.
Harrison was the victor again with a 4-2 win over the Red and White. Poynter was the unfortunate loser giving up just four hits to the opposition. April Myers had two of the Clermont countians' three hits.
The Lions clobbered Clermont Northeastern 8-1 in this Southern Buckeye Conference American Division game in which Michelle Sweet fanned 11 Rockets and allowed just one hit. Lindsey O'Brien was the losing pitcher. Megan Troxell had four hits and two RBI, Karlie Mazzaro three hits and two RBI, Kelsey Cornett two RBI, and Kallie Long, Jordan Jetter, and Patty Abellanida two hits each.
McNicholas did in the Red and Black 3-0 as New Richmond managed just one hit for losing moundwoman Sweet.
Seton nipped New Richmond 9-8 as the Lions were outhit 11 to 10. Long was the losing pitcher. Danielle Knierim had two hits and three RBI for NR and Molly Gross had three hits and Sweet two.
The Barons were outslugged by Wilmington's Hurricanes 12-9 in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Cardinal Division. Ehemann lost on the mound. Woofer and Madigan had three hits each and Decker added two more for the Blue and White.
The Tigers were annihilated by Anderson's Redskins 16-0. The Red and Gray was limited to one hit for unlucky losing pitcher Reinhart.
Reinhart was again the loser as the Tigers managed just three hits in an 8-0 loss to Western Brown's Broncos in the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division.
The Rockets fell before St. Ursula 4-0 in a non-conference game. The Blue and Gold was held to just two hits. O'Brien struck out eight of the enemy in a losing effort on the mound.
The Warriors mustered just one hit in an 11-0 drubbing at the hands of Western Brown's Broncos in this Southern Buckeye Conference American Division game. Tucker was the losing pitcher.