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April 19, 2014

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Hensley fires 2nd no-no in 2 days, Kittens split

WILLOW WOOD, Ohio — Ashland junior Megan Hensley no-hit Portsmouth West on Saturday, one day after dealing a perfect game, as the Kittens beat the Lady Senators 16-0 in five innings at the Valley of Thunder at Symmes Valley.

Hensley had 13 strikeouts and issued two walks for Ashland (13-2), which got back in the win column after seeing its 11-game winning streak snapped in its first game Saturday.

Hensley was 3-for-3 with two runs, five RBIs, a homer and a double. Megan Griffith homered and drove in four runs, and Sidney Campbell was 2-for-4 with three RBIs.

The no-hitter is Hensley’s third of the season.

ASHLAND    203   47   —    16   9   1

W. PORTSMOUTH   000   00  —   0   0   2

Hensley and Campbell; Ridout and Shepit. W — Hensley. L — Ridout. HR — Hensley (A), Griffith (A). 2B — Hensley (A), Whitt (A).

Lincoln (Ohio) 14

Ashland 0

WILLOW WOOD, Ohio In Saturday’s first game, the Kittens surrendered 12 unearned runs to lose by double digits for the first time since the 2010 state tournament.

Gahanna Lincoln piled up nine runs in the fourth inning to break open what was a 1-0 game.

LINCOLN   100   94   —   14 7   0

ASHLAND    000   00    —   0   2    5

Jander and Gavin; Hensley and Campbell. W — Jander. L — Hensley. 2B — Oldaker (GL), Woodward (GL), Conley (A). HR — Oldaker (GL).


Greenup County 14

Wheelersburg 4

LLOYD The Musketeers have won three straight games for the first time this season after run-ruling the Pirates on Saturday in the People’s Bank Classic.

J.T. Boggs drove in four runs, J.B. Brown had two hits and two RBIs, Gage Hughes rapped three base hits and Korey Morris had two knocks.

The Musketeers (8-11) took their second game in three tries this season from the two-time defending Ohio Division III state champions. Greenup County and Wheelersburg split a doubleheader a week ago.

WHEELERSBURG   202   000   —   4  4 5

GREENUP CO.        204    323   —  14  11    1

Russell 4

Ironton 0

LLOYD The Red Devils got back on the winning track on Saturday afternoon in the People’s Bank Classic.

Sophomore Matthew Strother, making his first varsity start, three-hit the Fighting Tigers, issuing four walks and striking out three. He was also 2-for-3 and doubled at the dish for the Red Devils (8-9).

Bobby May was 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI.

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