Milford, Clermont Northeastern, Williamsburg, and New Richmond were all undefeated in recent fast pitch softball action. Meanwhile, Glen Este continues to defeat most of its adversaries.
The E-Gals stopped Little Miami’s Panthers 4-0 in a non-conference game pitched by Sarah Alley. She and teammate Shannon Boys led the offense with two hits each.
In the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division, Milford edged Anderson 2-1 behind Emily Poynter’s two-hit, 12-strikeout performance on the mound. April Myers drove in both of the winners’ runs.
Oak Hills’ Highlanders were the next victim, 4-2, in an 11-inning affair. Alley was the winning pitcher. Myers’ three base raps paced the winners’ offense.
The Rockets beat Mariemont's Warriors in a non-conference fray 6-2. Lindsey O'Brien was the winning pitcher. Christie Connor homered among three hits and had three runs batted in (RBI) and Stephanie Goldfuss and Ashley Hayslip had two hits apiece.
Georgetown's G-Women were the next CNE triumph, 7-4, in a non-division game of the Southern Buckeye Conference. O'Brien was again the winning hurler. Tara Bowles had two hits and three RBI, Taylor Kusan three hits and two runs scored, and Hayslip had two RBI.
The Wildcats doubled up on Lockland's Panthers 6-3 in non-conference competition. Rachel Meisberger was triumphant on the mound. She assisted herself with three hits and three RBI.
The Blue and White edged Goshen 6-5 in Southern Buckeye Conference non-division play despite the Warriors outhitting the 'Cats 12 to five. Kelsi Hall was the winner on the mound and Tucker was the loser. Meisberger had two base knocks for the Blue and White. Constable had four hits, Ratcliff three, and Messer two.
The Lions bombarded Blanchester's Wildcats 16-2 in a Southern Buckeye Conference non-division fray. Michelle Sweet was the victorious pitcher in this five-inning game. For the Red and Black, Molly Gross had three hits, three runs scored, and two RBI, Kelsey Cornett had three hits and scored four times, Long had two hits and three RBI, Sweet had three base raps, Karlie Mazzaro and Megan Nieters had two hits each, and Danielle Knierim had two RBI.
The Trojans lambasted Little Miami 12-0 as Kierstin Gregory picked up the win on the mound in this Fort Ancient Valley Conference non-division tilt. Gregory supported herself by smashing a grad slam home run and scoring twice and driving in six mates, Kaylin Steinmetz had two hits, two runs scored, and three RBI, Kara Atwell and Caroline Kirker both had two base raps and runs scored, and Sydney Schwalbach and Jody Skeen added two hits each.
Colerain was another shut out victim, 2-0, in a non-conference game. Kelley Benhase struck out 14 of the Cardinals. Kari Lang had two hits for GE.
Kings succumbed to the Purple and White 8-5 in eight innings. Benhase fanned nine of the Knights. Schwalbach had two hits and scored both times, Steinmetz had three hits, Lang and Randi Heming two hits, and Atwell and Kirker plated two teammates apiece.
Lebanon provided good competition, but GE still won out 3-2. Benhase whiffed 12 Warriors. Steinmetz and Taylor Armitage hit safely two times apiece.
McNicholas managed to stop Glen Este 3-0 even though the Trojans outhit the Rockets five to three in this non-conference battle. Gregory was the unfortunate losing pitcher. Heming's two hits paced GE.
The Bulldogs outlasted Amelia 6-3 in eight innings in this inner-county, non-confernece showdown. On the mound, Tara Thieryoung got the win and Chelsea Ehemann got the loss. Theiryoung hit safely fource, Jill Crouse thrice, and Brittney Cook twice for the Green and White. Julie Ell had two hits and two RBI, Shelby Madden three hits, and Amanda Boeh two base raps for the Blue and White.
In a Southern Buckeye Conference non-division encounter, Western Brown skirted by the Bulldogs 2-1 with Jamie Bare taking the loss on the mound. She helped herself with two hits and Emily Sellers hit a home run to account for Batavia's run.
The Barons were topped by Turpin's Spartans 10-0 as the Blue and White managed to get just two hits to support losing pitcher Ashley Yazell. This was a Fort Ancient Valley Conference Cardinal Division clash.