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March 21, 2014

SOFTBALL/BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Greenup shuts out Lewis, 3-0

VANCEBURG — Greenup County scored two early runs and added a late home run in a 3-0 win over Lewis County on Thursday night in a high school fastpitch softball game.

Brooke Johnson tossed a complete game shutout from the circle, giving up just four hits and striking out five.

Jorden Moore led off the game with a double off Lewis County pitcher Kelsey Rizzo. Abby Sanders followed by reaching base on a hit-by-pitch. They stole second and third before Paige Howard executed with a sacrifice fly and an ensuing wild pitch plated Sanders.

Madi Greene added a big blast in the seventh inning. The junior sent a line drive over the fence in left-center-field.

Greenup County improved to 3-1. Lewis County fell to 1-1.

GREENUP    200    000    1    —    3    3    0

LEWIS CO.    000    000    0    —    0    4    0

Johnson and Howard; Rizzo and Stamm. W—Johnson. L—Rizzo. 2B—Moore (GC). HR—Greene (GC).

FROM WEDNESDAY

BASEBALL

Lewis Co. 11

Greenup Co. 4


LLOYD Lewis County blew open a 5-1 lead with a five-run fifth inning and didn’t slow down there. The Lions put up four more in the sixth en route to a win over Greenup County on Wednesday, evening up the season series between 63rd District rivals at 1-1.

Jordan McCann cranked out three hits. Jordan Doyle and Jordan Davis each had two. Davis also drove in a pair of runs.

Isaac Weddington, who pitched four innings and earned the win, tallied two RBIs at the plate.

Lewis County pitchers struck out nine Musketeers, who managed just four hits.

Both teams are now 1-1.

LEWIS CO.    000    514    1    —    11    11    4

GREENUP CO.    100    101    1    —    4    4    3

Weddington, Mason (5), Duncan (7) and Evans; Frazier, Hayden (4), Evans (4), Boggs (4), Wireman (6) and Coldiron. W—Weddington. L—Frazier. 2B—Davis (LC), McCann (LC).

SOFTBALL

Raceland 10

Rowan Co. 0


RACELAND Raceland’s softball team couldn’t have opened its season on a much better note.

The Lady Rams quickly scooted six runs across as they soared to a five-inning mercy-rule win.

Raceland pitcher Kelsey Diller relented two hits in five frames, facing just 17 total batters.

Kymbria Williams went 2-for-2 and Savannah Mackie was 2-for-4 for the Lady Rams (1-0), who travel to Fairview today at 5:30 p.m.

Rowan County (4-1) hosts Boyd County at 6 p.m.

ROWAN CO.    000    00    —    0    2    2

RACELAND    612    1x    —    10    6    0

Hammond, Bolander (3) and Wilson; Diller and Curley. W—Diller. L—Hammond.

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