COCOA BEACH, Fla. —
Boyd County is off to a hot start in the Florida sunshine.
On Sunday, the Lady Lions picked up three wins as part of the Cocoa Beach Softball Spring Training.
Boyd opened up the event with a doubleheader sweep of Wapakoneta, Ohio, winning 7-4 and 14-9.
In the first game, it was Taylor Wheeler who did most of the damage, going 2-of-3 and scoring two runs.
In the second game, the entire Lady Lions team shined as Boyd totaled 20 hits.
Emily Stewart led the way, going 3-for-5 including a two-run home run and Nicole Goins went 4-for-4.
Wheeler, Allison Roark, Lakin Crum, Destiny Goins and Hunter Reeves all had multiple hits.
Boyd County defeated Saegertown, Pa., 7-6, in Sunday’s final game. Saegertown scored six runs in the first but didn’t score again.
Boyd County (4-0) had another big game from Stewart, who went 2-for-4 with two doubles. Crum added two hits.
The Lady Lions play again today, after having two late games on Monday.
Wapokoneta 000 121 0 — 4 9 2
Boyd County 101 041 X — 7 8 1
Renee and Kadis. Meade, Irving (6) and Roark 2B — Goins (BC).
Boyd County 410 202 5 —14 20 0
Wapokoneta 521 010 0 — 9 12 1
Murphy, Thompson (3), Irving (5) and D. Goins. Renee, Marvin. 2B — Brown (BC), Reeves 2 (BC), HR — Stewart (BC).
Seagertown 600 000 0 — 6 11 2
Boyd County 302 110 X — 7 8 1
Harley and Bartoloneo. Meade and Roark. 2B — Stewart 2 , Mullins
Jefferson (W.Va.) 0
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. Ashland’s softball team opened up its eight-game string in the Grand Strand Classic with a defeat of Jefferson (W.Va.) on Monday.
Due to time constraints, the game was limited to four innings.
Megan Hensley tossed a shutout while striking out eight batters. She also scored two runs.
Katie Caron led the Kittens (3-2) offensively with a 2-for-3, two-RBI effort. McKenzie Vanover and Sydney Whitt supplied Ashland’s other two hits.
Ashland plays two games today at Myrtle Beach.
ASHLAND 202 0 — 4 4 0
JEFFERSON (WV) 000 0 — 0 3 1
Hensley and Kilburn; Witt and Shepherd. W—Hensley. L—Witt. 2B—Caron (A), Witt (J).