Red Knights earn a pair of 12-2 victories
TORONTO — The Toronto softball team bested Malvern, 12-2, in both games of a doubleheader on Saturday. Both only lasted five innings.
Riley Kinsey picked up a complete-game victory in Game 1, striking out nine and allowing five hits. Andrea Reaves was the winner in Game 2, also going the distance. She allowed four hits and struck out five.
At the plate, Kinsey had a single, three doubles, one triple and five runs scored between both contests. Maddie Anderson totaled four singles, two RBIs and four runs. Michelle Anderson recorded a single, RBI and two runs in the opener. Jenna Anderson had a double, RBI and one run in the second.
The Red Knights tentatively host River on Monday.
Indian Creek 6, Carrollton 5
MINGO JUNCTION — The Indian Creek softball squad rallied and held off Carrollton, 6-5, on Saturday.
With the game tied in the bottom of the sixth, Carley Joe Penner led the inning off with a triple and scored the winning run when Emily Buchanan put the ball in play.
Penner also picked up the win in four innings of relief, allowing one unearned run on no hits, one walk and struck out three. Trinity Taylor started the first three frames and allowed four runs (two earned) on two hits, two walks and struck out six.
At the dish, Penner was a home run shy of the cycle and finished 9 for 18 throughout the last six games. Keeley Amis had a single, double and two RBIs. Alexis Dawson recorded a double and one RBI.
The Redskins tentatively travel to Edison on Monday.
Edison at Ashland Invitational
ASHLAND — The Edison softball teams fell twice in the Ashland Invitational on Saturday to Ashland (7-2) and Crestview (6-0).
Rebecka Evans went the distance in Game 1 but took the loss. She allowed five earned runs on seven hits, five walks and struck out seven. Katie Fluharty suffered the same fate in Game 2, allowing three earned runs on seven hits, seven walks and struck out six in the complete-game effort.
Offensively, Hannah Christoff doubled and recorded and RBI in the first contest. Savanna Ankrom, Evans and Mychi Stewart singled. In Game 2, the lone two hits were singles from Maddie Brenstuhl and Kiley Babel.
The Wildcats tentatively host Indian Creek on Monday, looking to avenge a 10-8 setback on Friday.