Paden City bats catch fire
Paden City racked up 44 runs on 35 hits in a double header sweep, 18-90 and 26-9 over Morgantown Trinity April 25 in Morgantown.
In the opener, Paden City scored five runs in the second and 13 in the third to beat Trinity, 18-0, while Aubrey Neff kept Trinity at bay from the circle, with three strike outs and limiting Trinity to a pair of harmless singles.
Taylor Cosper plated a career-high seven runs on a triple and two singles, while Tori Anderson clobberd a single and a double.
In addition, Kayla Hizer, Amber Neff, Kayla Hizer , Hannah Stanley and Megan Pierce each knocked in a run on a pair of singles. Audrey Neff doubled home three runs on a double, while Graeson Baker tallied home one run with a single.
In the nite cap, the Lady ‘Cats pounded out 20 hits that led to 26 runs in winning, 26-9.
Cosper, again drove home seven runs with a double and a triple, that gave her 14 runs batted in on five hits on the night, while Aubrey Neff struck out seven and walked six to gain the nod from the circle.
Aubrey helped herself out at the plate with three singles and knocking in four runs, while her batterymate Graeson Baker pounded out a single and a pair of doubles, and knocking in four runs.
In addition, Abbey Still smacked three singles and knocked in three runs, while Megan Pierce and Kayla Hizer each smacked two singles. Tori Anderson drove home three runs with a single, while Amber Neff knocked in two with a pair of singles.. Hannah Stanley brought home a run with a single.
Frontier scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to come from behind to upend Paden City, 5-3 in softball action in New Matamoras, April 24.
Aubrey Neff yanked a three run homer out of the park to give the ‘Cats a 3-2 lead in the fifth to pace Paden City. She also started in the circle, struck out one and walked none. Taylor Cosper came in relief, struck out one and walked two took the loss.
Kayla Hizer had two hits for Paden City, while Aubrey Neff, Tori Anderson and Hannah Stanley each drilled a single for Paden City.
Paden City scored 36 runs on 30 hits in a 13-9 and 23-9 double header sweep of Clay-Battelle in girls softball action, April 23 in Blacksville.
In the opener, the Lady Cee-Bees raced out to a 5-0 lead only to see the Lady ‘Cats tally 11 runs in the second and third innings to take the lead. Clay-Battelle added a pair of runs in the fourth and one more in the fifth a sixth to close the gap, but Paden City added one in the fifth and one more in the seventh to gain the nod.
Aubrey Neff got the win from the circle for Paden City, she struck out five and walked seven in going the distance. Taylor Cosper had the big stick for the Green. She doubled and singled twice, while plating three runs. Aubrey Neff helped herself out at the plate as well, knocking in five runs on a single and a triple.
In addition, Courtney Cox added an RBI single, while Kayla Hizer knocked in a teammate with a stand-up double.
In the nitecap, Paden City scored early and often in winning 23-9 in a mercy rule shorten game. Amber Neff started and worked three innings, didn’t strike out a batter and walked one, while Taylor Cosper got the win in relief, struck out four and walked three.
Cosper helped herself out at the plate with six singles and plated two. She had nine hits and knocked in six runs on the night. Aubrey Neff knocked in six runs, with a triple and two doubles. She knocked in a total of 11 runs on five hits.
In addition, Amber Neff doubled and singled twice, while plating two teammates. Graeson Baker knocked in for runs with a pair of singles, while Kayla Hizer plated three with a pair of singles. Tori Anderson and Megan Pierce each contributed two singles, while Cox knocked in a pair with a double, and Stanley knocked in one with a single for all the Wildcat offense.