After throwing six one-hitters this season, Newport freshman right-hander Katlyn Hoeh finally threw her first no-hitter in an 11-0 win against Covington Latin, Monday at Newport.
Hoeh allowed only one base runner on a walk on a 3-2 count in the fourth inning.
Eighth-grade shortstop Kylie Orr drove in three runs, two on a double in the Wildcats six-run second inning and another on a ground out in the fourth.
Senior third baseman Miranda Combs added run-scoring singles in both the first and the second innings.
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at NEWPORT 360-11—11 7 0
WP- Hoeh (14-5, 7 K’s). LP- Zalla (3-9). Hitting leaders: N- Combs 2-3, 2 RBIs; Orr 2B, 3 RBIs. Record: Newport 14-5, Covington Latin 3-9.
NOTRE DAME 3, CINCINNATI McNICHOLAS 2 — Junior shortstop Mickie Terry scored from first on a sacrifice bunt by Maria Schaefer, providing just enough for the Pandas to pull out a pitcher’s duel between Notre Dame sophomore Bridget Stewart and McNicholas junior Abby Jones.
Terry also played a key role in Notre Dame’s two-run third inning, driving in one run with a single off the first base bag.
Amanda Meagher drove in the other run on a ground out.
The Rockets threatened to tie the score in the bottom of the seventh, but catcher Laura Finke threw out a runner at second after a strike out to end the game on a double play.
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at McNICHOLAS 101-000-0—2 6 1
WP- Stewart (10-2, 8 K’s). LP- Jones (11-8, 13 K’s). Hitting leaders: N- Finke 2-3; Sullivan 2-4. M- Piening 2B; Corral 2B. Record: Notre Dame 14-5, McNicholas 11-8.