HILLSBORO — The Washington Lady Blue Lion softball team was looking to bounce back from a tough loss to Miami Trace when they traveled to Hillsboro for another SCOL game Thursday evening.
The Lady Lions showed their resiliency, posting a 5-1 victory.
The game was tied 1-1 after one inning of play.
Washington scored two in the third and added single runs in the fifth and sixth innings, while Hillsboro remained scoreless after the first frame.
Kate Jude got the win in the circle for the Lady Lions. She pitched seven innings with six hits and one run (unearned). She walked only one and struck out 10.
Hannah Breeden took the loss for Hillsboro. She pitched seven innings, yielding 11 hits and five runs (two earned) with two walks and six strikeouts.
Four players had multiple hit games for Washington.
Jude was 3 for 4 with one rbi.
Madison Helterbrand went 2 for 3, scoring twice.
Wendy Hawk went 2 for 4, scoring one run. One of her hits was a triple.
Kalee Crowe went 2 for 3 with a run scored.
Snyder and Myers each had two hits for Hillsboro.
Washington, now 3-4 overall, 2-4 in the SCOL, is back at home Friday to host undefeated Clinton-Massie at 5 p.m.
Elsewhere around the SCOL in softball action Thursday, Chillicothe defeated Wilmington, 6-2.
Offensively for Washington: Brooklyn Wilson, 1-4, 1 run, 1 rbi, 1 sb; Madison Helterbrand, 2-3, 2 runs, 1 bb; Wendy Hawk, 2-4, 1 run, 1 3b; Kate Jude, 3-4, 1 rbi; Caylee Mussetter, 0-4, 1 rbi; Ciera Strahler, 0-3, 1 bb; Maddy Jenkins, 1-3; Taylor Harrington, 0-3; Kalee Crowe, 2-3, 1 run, 1 sb; Annie Semler (courtesy runner). LOB: 6.
Offensively for Hillsboro: E. Loudin, 0-3; K. Bennington, 0-1; K. Thornburgh, 1-3; H. Breeden, 0-3, 1 bb, 1 run; M. Snyder, 2-3, 1 rbi; E. Myers, 2-4; A. Baucom, 0-3; L. Mahan, 0-2; M. Ferguson, 0-1; R. Moberly, 1-3; S. Scott, 0-3. LOB: 10.
W 102 011 0 — 5 11 2
H 100 000 0 — 1 6 4
Reach Chris Hoppes at 740-335-3611, ext. 1104, or on Twitter @choppes1