Paden City Takes On Ravenswood
Paden City scored three runs in the top of the first at Ravenswood on Saturday and led 4-2 going into the bottom of the fifth when Ravenswood plated five runs to take the lead for good, winning 9-4 in the first game of a twinbill. Taylor Cosper worked the mound for the Wildcats, giving up nine runs on nine hits while striking out three and walking six.
The Wildcats had eight hits in the game with Cosper going 2-4, with a triple and scoring two runs. Aubrey Neff also went 2-4 while scoring a run and collecting an RBI. Delainey Lantz drove in two runs with a single and Jenna Ferrebee knocked in had three RBI. Hannah Loy got the other two hits, going 2-3 while scoring a run.
In game two, the Wildcats fell behind 8-0 after two innings, and Ravenswood cruised to an 11-3 win in a five-inning game. Loy got the loss, pitching four innings, giving up 10 runs and nine hits while striking out four batters and walking four. The Wildcats managed only three hits with Cosper going 1-3 while Ashlyn Moses got two singles in two attempts at the plate. Moses and Hana Hall both scored a run for the Wildcats.
Paden City Takes Down Jefferson County Christian in Three Innings
Visiting Jefferson County Christian found the going a little tough on Friday night as the Lady Wildcats scored 12 runs in the bottom of the second to win 14-2 while only batting two innings. Neff took the mound for the Wildcats and got the win, striking out four batters and issuing no walks over the three innings. The Wildcats improved their record to 5-10 with the win.
Cosper had a big night at the plate, going 3-3 and knocking in five runs with a single and two triples.
Also P.C.’s catcher Madaline Cox went 2-2 with a double and an RBI, while Loy and Hall both knocked in two runs and Ferrebee drilled a triple and went 2-3 knocking in a run. Neff went 1-2 with an RBI and Moses cracked a triple on 1-2 from the plate.
Cee-Bees Score 15 Runs In The Seventh To Beat Wildcats, 19-3
The Wildcats jumped out to a 3-0 lead after one inning, but Clay-Battelle tallied four runs in the fourth and 15 more in the top of the seventh to beat Paden City, 19-3, in girls softball action April 14 at Paden City Park.
Cosper struck out four and walked four in absorbing the loss, while Aubrey Neff walked three Cee-Bee batters in relief.
Cosper pounded out three of the Wildcats eight hits, including a double, while Jenna Ferrebee knocked in a run, and belted a pair of singles.
Six Run Second Keys River Win Over Paden City
The River Pilots scored seven runs in the first three innings en route to a 11-1 victory over Paden City on April 13 in Sardis.
The Pilots got a run to open the scoring in the second inning. After Emelie Heater walked and stole second, teammate Bailey Caldwell crushed a Loy fastball for a single, scoring Heater.
The Pilots added six more tallies in the third, thanks in part to five walks, two errors and a defensive interference, and two hits, including a two-run double by Heater to go on top, 7-0 after three innings of play.
The Pilots added two runs in the fourth to go on top 9-0. However, the Lady ‘Cats tacked on their only run of the game in the top of the fifth when Ali Suter walked, Madeline Cox and Taylor Cosper both drilled singles to load the bases and Suter scored on a sacrifice fly by Aubrey Neff.
River tallied two runs in the bottom half of the fifth to win the mercy-rule shortened game, when Riley Lollathin opened with a triple. Rosie Romick added an infield single. Livi Rose was hit-by-a-pitch, moving everyone up a notch. Lexi Piatt, would then drill a walk-off two-run single to end the game in the fifth.
Neff led the Wildcats offense with a single, double and a sacrifice fly, while Cox, Cosper and Ashlyn Moses each had a single. Loy took the loss from the circle, she walked seven in 3.2 innings. Neff came in relief, struck out two in 1.1 innings.
Romick got the win from the rubber. She struck out three in four innings of work, while Bailey Caldwell pitched the last inning, walked one and gave up two hits.
From the plate, the Pilots pounded out eight hits, led by Lollathin’s triple, and Heater’s two-RBI double. In addition, Romick smacked two singles, while Piatt and Bailey Caldwell each had a two-RBI single. Candace Caldwell also had a single, while Rose was hit-by-a-pitch. Also, Heater added a stolen base, while Bailey Caldwell swiped two bases.