County fast pitch teams speed by tourney foes

May 22nd, 2008    Author: Richard Crawford    Filed Under: Sports

Amelia stunned Seton’s Saints 10-6 in 10 innings. Chelsea Ehemann was the winning pitcher. The Barons’ hitting stars were Jessica Lehn who homered and had four runs batted in (RBI) and Jordin Eberhard with two hits.

Batavia clobbered Clermont Northeastern 18-4. Jamie Bare hurled a three-hitter at the Rockets. The Bulldogs’ hitting leaders were Emily Sellers with a home run among her four hits and she also had three RBI, Abbey Jacob had three hits and three RBI, Tara Thieryoung two hits and three RBI, Bare two hits and two RBI, Lauren Wood three hits, Brittney Cook three RBI, and Samm Ison two hits.

Bethel-Tate corraled Wyoming’s Cowgirls 6-5. Hannah Reinhart was the winning pitcher and Brittany Neal was credited with a save. Kristen Coburn homered, scored twice, and had two RBI to pace the Tigers’ attack and Reinhart had two RBI.

New Richmond climbed all over Indian Hill 11-0 behind Michelle Sweet’s no-hitter in which she struck out 10 Braves. Kelsey Cornett had two hits and two RBI, Karlie Mazzaro two base raps, and Sweet, Megan Troxell, and Patty Abellanida all had two RBI.

Glen Este pitchers Kierstin Gregory (pictured) and Kelley Benhase have helped lead the Trojans through a superb season. Shortstop Kari Lang has also been instrumental in GE
Williamsburg wiped out Cedarville 12-0 in five innings. Heather Brown fired a no-hitter. Becky Taggert led the Wildcat offense with two hits.

Williamsburg's fast pitch softball team continues to surprise in the Southern Buckeye National Division. Goshen, Batavia, and Glen Este were also unbeaten in recent county diamond action. Most of the county's teams have been winning the majority of their games of late.


The Wildcats whomped East Clinton 8-2 in Southern Buckeye Conference National Division action. Winning pitcher Brown limited the Astros to just four hits. Jill Ridener's two hits topped the Blue and White's winning offense.


The Warriors edged New Richmond 3-1 in the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division. Tucker tossed a three-hitter at the Lions. Michelle Sweet was the defeated pitcher. Smith had two hits and two runs batted in (RBI) and Constable hit well for the victors and Danielle Knierim had two hits for the vanquished.

Western Brown also felt the Warriors' wraith 4-1 behind Tucker's two-hitter tossed from the mound. In this Southern Buckeye Conference American Division battle, Messer hit a home run among her three base knocks and hit in two teammates, Simms contributed two hits, and Ratliff two RBI to the winners' output.

In a non-conference confrontation, Goshen routed Reading 5-2 despite the Blue Devils outhitting the Clermont countians seven to four. Tucker was once again the winning hurler who was very ably supported by teammate Fiscus' two hits and three RBI.


The Bulldogs bashed East Clinton 18-3 in four innings behind the three-hit pitching of the triumphant Bare who struck out eight of the Clinton countians. Thieryoung and Cook had career days. Thieryoung clobbered two home runs among her four hits and scored each time while having six runs batted in (RBI). Cook homered among her three hits, scored four times, and batted in three runs. Brittany Luginbuhl had four hits and scored each time while knocking in two teammates, Wood had two hits and two RBI, and Bare helped herself with three hits and a like number of runs scored.

The Green and White also bashed Felicity 13-3 in the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division. Bare limited the Cardinals to just three hits. Wood had three hits and four RBI, Thieryoung three base raps, and Bare and Cook added two hits each to the Batavia cause.

Glen Este

The Trojans obliterated Winton Woods in five innings 23-0. Winning pitcher Kierstin Gregory fired a one-hitter and struck out 11 Warriors in this Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division wipe out. Kari Lang had four hits, three runs scored, and five RBI, Gregory had three hits and three RBI, Randi Heming had two base raps and two RBI, Kara Atwell had three hits, and Caroline Kirker, Megan Watts, and Jody Skeen each contributed two base knocks.

St. Ursula also succumbed to the Purple and White's onslaught 5-0. Winning hurler Kelley Benhase surrendered just four hits in this nine-inning non-conference confrontation. She whiffed the Bulldogs 19 times. Kaylin Steinmetz hit a roundtripper and plated two mates and Heming had two hits for Glen Este.


The E-Gals easily flew by Loveland 20-7 in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division. Emily Poynter tossed the win on the mound. April Myers had two hits and five RBI, Jennifer Salyer scored four times and drove in two runs, and Sarah Alley rapped out two hits and had three RBI.

Kings was crowned 4-0 behind Alley's two-hit, seven-strikeout performance. She aided her own cause by hitting in two runs in this non division Fort Ancient Valley Conference contest.

Blanchester's Wildcats surprised the Red and White by gaining a 3-2 non-conference triumph. Alley was the unlucky loser on the mound.

New Richmond

The Lions overpowered Bethel-Tate 12-1 in the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division. Sweet threw a three-hit, nine-strikeout effort at the Tigers. Kortney Weber was the losing pitcher. Sweet assisted herself by getting three hits and four RBI and Jordan Jetter drove in an additional two runs.


The Barons drowned Little Miami's Panthers 7-6 in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Cardinal Division. Ehemann was the winning moundwoman. Alex Decker smashed a home run for the Clermont countians, Julie Ell had two triples and drove in two teammates, Jordan Eberhard had two hits, and Ehemann and Kelly Madigan both hit in a pair of runs.

Anderson ousted the Blue and White 9-3. Ashley Yazell was the losing pitcher. Decker, Eberhard, and Chelsey McEntush had two base raps apiece. This was a Fort Ancient Valley Conference non-division game.

It took Kings' Knights five innings to beat the Barons 14-1 in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Cardinal Division. Ehemann was the losing pitcher.

Clermont Northeastern

The Rockets were whipped by Wyoming's Cowgirls 3-1 in a non-conference contest. Lindsey O'Brien was the pitcher for the Blue and Gold.
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