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Paden City Takes Down Hundred 22-4

By Ed Parsons - Editor | May 26, 2021

Taney McEldowney

Visiting Paden City took a early lead on their way to a 22-4 mercy rule five inning victory on Tuesday, May 18, over the Hornets in Hundred. The Cats got going in the first inning scoring five runs on four hits. In the top of the third Paden City added two more for a 6-0 lead, but Hundred came back strong in the bottom of the inning getting four runs to cut the lead to two at 6-4. However over the next three inning the Wildcats added three in the fourth, four in the fifth and eight in the sixth, while holding the Hornets scoreless.

Taney McEldowney got the win on the mound for the Cats giving up just six hits, while striking out five and walking four. Paden City ended with 21 hits on the night including a double and two singles by McKenzie Thomas. Two singles and a double by Neveah Sweeney.

Ava Gallo added four singles, Raven Fulks got a double, Madi Kline a single, C. Sweeney a double and two singles, B. Hoskins three singles and Haley Walton two singles. McEldowney also had a single to start the game.

Wildcats drop DH to Doddridge County

In game one of a double-header on, the homestanding Bulldogs held Paden City to three hits, a double by Mady Kline and singles by Taney McEldowney and Raven Fulks as they defeated the Cats 10-0 in six innings.

Things didn’t get much better in the second game as Doddridge won 10-2 to get the sweep. McEldowney singled in the top of the first in game two, while Fulks singled in the top of the third and eventually scored when Mady Kline doubled and Amy Gallo singled to bring in the run. Raven Fulks singled in the third and later scored on a double by McKenzie Thomas. McEldowney singled in the top of the fourth for the Cats last offense of the night.

The Bulldogs scored five runs in the second inning to take the lead for good. They added four more in the fourth and one in the fifth to seal the victory.

Paden City fall to Clay Battelle in Girls Softball

Visiting Paden City couldn’t dent the scoreboard on Friday May 14, in Clay Battelle and drooped a 4-0 seven inning decision to the Cee Bee’s. The Wildcats have been fighting the injury bug lately, but still put up a good battle giving up two runs in the first and two in the fifth to end the scoring.

Clay Battelle struck out 17 Wildcat batters over the seven innings and allowed just one hit a single by the Cats Mady Kline. The Cee Bee’s collected seven singles and a double to get their runs. Both teams committed six errors.