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April 19, 2013

BC, Ashland big winners in softball

WESTWOOD — Everyone got in on the action for Boyd County as the Lady Lions easily sailed past Fairview 20-1 on Thursday at Fairview High School.

The Lady Lions finished the game with 21 hits and had six for extra bases including three home runs.

Boyd County had Emily Stewart went 4-for-5 with a double and a home run and two RBIs. Bri Crooks went 2-for-4 with a home run for the Lady Lions while Nocole Goins went 1-for-2 with a 2-run home run.

Taylor Wheeler went 2-for-3 for the Lady Lions, Lakin Crum went 2-for-4 and Allison Roark went 3-for-4.

The entire Boyd County (10-6) team was in the zone as every player who stepped up to bat had a hit for the Lady Lions.

Fairview (6-7) scored one run in the first, but only managed two hits the entire game.

BOYD CO.    423    0(11)    —    20    21    0

FAIRVIEW    100    00    —    1    2    2

Meade,  Irvine (4) and Roark. Thompson and Kirk. 2B — Kirk (F), Stewart (B), Wheeler (B). 3B — Roark (B). HR — Stewart (B), Crooks (B) Goins (B).

Ashland 12

Ironton 0

IRONTON Megan Hensley pitched a two-hit shutout and also enjoyed a big game at the plate as the Kittens romped past Ironton.

Hensley finished with 12 strikeouts in six innings. Offensively, she went 3-for-4 with a home run, three RBIs and three runs.

Ashland (12-5) racked up 15 hits overall. Megan Griffith and Sydney Whitt each doubled as part of 3-for-4 performances. They also drove in two runs and scored twice apiece.

Hayley Kilburn added two hits, including a double, and knocked in two runs. She left the game with a high ankle sprain.

Sydney Cullop also contributed two hits for the Kittens, who scored four runs in the first, second and sixth innings.

Ashland travels to West Viginia on Saturday for a doubleheader against Wheeling Park and host Lincoln County.

ASHLAND    440    004    —    12    15    0

IRONTON    000    000    —    0    2    2

Hensley and Kilburn, Campbell (6); Carmon, Wetzel (3) and Fields. W—Hensley. L—Carmon. 2B—Whitt (A), Griffith (A), Caron (A), Kilburn (A). HR—Hensley (A).

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