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May 7, 2014

Hensley no-hits Wheelersburg

ASHLAND — Kittens junior pitcher Megan Hensley hurled her fourth no-hitter of the season as Ashland downed Wheelersburg, 5-1, on Tuesday at Ashland Softball Complex.

Wheelersburg came into the game unbeaten and ranked No. 2 in Division III in Ohio.

Hensley racked up 13 strikeouts and issued just two walks.

The right-handed Louisville commit also went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored at the dish.

McKenzie Vanover went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run.

Hayley Kilburn was 1-for-2 with two RBIs.

Wheelersburg scored its only run in the fourth after a batter reached on dropped strike three before advancing on a sacrifice bunt and then scoring on a throwing error.

Ashland (21-4) travels to Louisville Ballard for three games this weekend.

W’BURG    000    100    0    —    1    0    0

ASHLAND    102    020    0    —    5    7    1

Sparks, Howard (5) and Dempsey; Hensley and Campbell. 3B—Hensley.

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