Wildcats edge Lady Lions, 9-8


By Chris Hoppes - [email protected]



The Washington Lady Blue Lion softball team traveled over into Clinton County Tuesday for a non-league game against the Blanchester Wildcats.

Blanchester was able to nip Washington, 9-8.

Washington trailed 9-0 after three innings of play.

The Lady Lions rallied for seven runs in the top of the fourth inning.

Washington posted one run in the sixth, but remained scoreless in the seventh to fall by one run.

Curless got the win for Blanchester. She pitched seven innings with 13 hits and eight runs (all earned). She walked five and struck out six.

Kate Jude started and took the loss for Washington. She pitched three innings with seven hits and nine runs (five earned) with one walk and five strikeouts.

Ciera Strahler pitched three innings for the Lady Lions, with three hits, no runs and one strikeout.

Washington had six players with multiple hit games.

Kalee Crowe went 3 for 4 with a double and two rbi.

Wendy Hawk was 2 for 3 with a double and two rbi.

Strahler went 2 for 3 with a home run and two rbi.

Brooklyn Wilson had two hits and drove in one; Madison Helterbrand went 2 for 5 with a run scored and Taylor Harrington was 2 for 4 with one rbi.

Offensively for Washington: Brooklyn Wilson, 2-4, 1 run, 1 rbi, 1 sb; Madison Helterbrand, 2-5, 1 run; Wendy Hawk, 2-3, 1 run, 2 rbi, 1 2b; Kate Jude, 0-4, 1 bb; Ciera Strahler, 2-3, 1 run, 2 rbi, 1 home run, 1 bb; Kalee Crowe, 3-4, 1 run, 2 rbi, 1 2b; Taylor Harrington, 2-4, 1 rbi; Maddy Jenkins, 0-3, 1 run; Meghan Tucker, 0-1; Hailey Hartshorn, 0-2; Caylee Mussetter, 0-1; Annie Semler, courtesy runner, 2 runs. LOB: 11.

Offensively for Blanchester: E. Patton, 1-3, 1 run, 2 rbi, 1 2b; J. Dalton, 2-3, 2 runs, 1 2b; M. Curless, 2-4, 3 rbi; H. Mann, 2-4, 2 rbi; S. Greene, 1-4, 1 run; S. Sicurella, 0-3; D. Demitt, 0-2, 1 run; K. Abney, 0-1; H. Florea, 2-3, 1 run, 1 rbi; R. Doyle, 0-3, 1 run; S. Scott, courtesy runner, 2 runs. LOB: 6

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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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