Lady Lions rout McClain, 11-3


By Chris Hoppes - [email protected]



GREENFIELD — The Washington Lady Blue Lions softball team defeated McClain at Mitchell Park Wednesday, April 27, 11-3.

Washington had a season-high 19 hits and committed just one error.

The Lady Tigers had five hits and no errors.

Kate Jude got the win in the pitcher’s circle for Washington. She pitched seven innings with five hits and three runs (all earned). She walked just one and struck out seven.

Shrout took the loss for McClain, going seven innings with 19 hits and 11 runs (10 earned, two walks and six strikeouts.

Wendy Hawk and Kalee Crowe led Washington, each with four hits.

Hawk went 4 for 5 with two doubles, a home run and five rbi. She scored three times.

Crowe went 4 for 4 with two doubles and one rbi and one run scored.

Brooklyn Wilson went 3 for 5 for the Lady Lions. One of her hits was a double.

Maddy Jenkins, Madison Helterbrand and Jude each collected two hits for the Lions.

Washington scored all the runs they would need in this game in the top of the first inning, plating four.

McClain rallied for three runs in the third, but would not score again.

Washington tied the game in the fifth with a run, then added on four in the sixth and two more in the seventh. Washington will play at Miami Trace Friday at 5 p.m.

Offensively for Washington: Brooklyn Wilson, 3-5, 1 run, 1 2b, 1 sb; Madison Helterbrand, 2-4, 2 runs, 1 sb; Wendy Hawk, 4-5, 3 runs, 5 rbi, 2 2b, 1 home run; Kate Jude, 2-5, 2 rbi; Ciera Strahler, 1-3, 1 run, 1 bb; Hailey Hartshorn, 0-0; Taylor Harrington, 0-4; Kalee Crowe, 4-4, 1 run, 1 rbi, 2 2b; Maddison Osborne, 0-0, 1 run; Maddy Jenkins, 2-3, 1 run, 1 sac; Megan Tucker, 1-4, 1 run, 1 rbi; Anne Semler, courtesy runner. LOB: 8.

Offensively for McClain: Beatty, 1-3; Anderson, 1-3, 1 run, 1 rbi; Schumacher, 2-3, 1 run, 2 rbi, 1 home run; Landrum, 0-3; Rickman, 0-3; K. Smith, 1-3; P. Smith, 0-3; Pollard, 0-2, 1 run, 1 bb; Mcadams, 0-2, 1 sac; Adams, courtesy runner. LOB: 3.

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By Chris Hoppes

[email protected]

Reach Chris Hoppes at 740-335-3611, ext. 1104, or on Twitter @choppes1ch

Reach Chris Hoppes at 740-335-3611, ext. 1104, or on Twitter @choppes1ch

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