By John Lachmann
Junior catcher Haley Delaney smacked a three-run homer to left field as Boone County beat Ryle, 6-2 on Thursday.
Delaney’s drive hit the left fielder’s glove before clearing the fence. It was her second blast of the season.
Senior right-hander Dallis Knotts scattered three hits to earn her 12th win of the season for the Rebels.
BOONE 050-000-1—6 11 1
at RYLE 000-200-0—2 3 2
WP: Knotts (12-2). LP: Crupper. HITTING LEADERS: BC—Grau 2-4; Graham 2-4, 3B; Delaney 3-4, HR (2), 4 RBI. R—Dickerson 2B. RECORDS: Boone County 15-4, Ryle 9-7.
NEWPORT 4, HOLY CROSS 0 – Eighth-grade center fielder Taylor Tyndhall singled home two runs in the bottom of the fifth to extend the Wildcats’ lead to three.
Junior catcher Emily Atkins opened Newport’s scoring with an RBI double in the first.
Junior right-hander Katlyn Hoeh scattered three hits and fanned eight en route to her 10th win of the season.
HOLY CROSS 000-000-0—0 3 3
at NEWPORT 100-030-X—4 5 1
WP: Hoeh (10-4, 8 K’s). LP: Clements (6-12, 8 K’s). HITTING LEADERS: N—Atkins 2B; Tyndall 2 RBI. RECORDS: Newport 10-4, Holy Cross 6-12.
NEWPORT CENTRAL CATHOLIC 11, LLOYD 1 – Freshman Haley Meyers tossed her third no-hitter of the season.
Senior shortstop Taylor Burkart and junior third baseman Loren Zimmerman drove in two runs each for the Thoroughbreds.
Burkhart doubled down the left field line in the third, scoring one, and she added an RBI single in the fourth. Zimmerman smacked a two-run single during NewCath’s nine-run fourth.
NEWCATH 101-90—11 9 1
at LLOYD 000-10—1 0 6
WP: Meyers (10-1, 9 K’s). LP: Crawford. HITTING LEADERS: NCC—Burkart 3-3, 2B, 2 RBI; Zimmerman 2-4, 2 RBI; Kohls 2B; Schreiber 2B. RECORDS: NewCath 11-3, Lloyd 6-10.
BROSSART 6, CAMPBELL COUNTY 3 – Senior Allie Anstead doubled home three runs during the Mustangs’ five-run fifth inning to seal the game.
BROSSART 001-050-0—6 4 1
at CAMPBELL 000-200-1—3 6 4
WP: Shackelford. LP: Carroll. HITTING LEADERS: B—Anstead 2B, 3 RBI. C—Rebholz 2-3. RECORDS: Brossart 11-9, Campbell County 6-7.
VILLA MADONNA 23, BELLEVUE 5 – Sophomore right fielder Abby Bittlinger drove in six runs to key the Blue Lightning win.
Bittlinger singled home two runners in the first inning, plated two with a double in the second and drew two bases-loaded walks in the third.
Senior catcher Morgan Trusty added four RBI for Villa Madonna, with two coming on a first-inning single. Trusty’s two-run double in the third scored two more.
V. MADONNA 82(13)—23 10 0
at BELLEVUE 10 4—5 3 3
WP: Meier (4-5, 8 K’s). LP: Beatsch. HITTING LEADERS: VM—Meier 2-3, 3 RBI; Trusty 2-3, 2B, 4 RBI; Bittlinger 2-2, 3B, 6 RBI. B—Smith HR. RECORDS: Villa Madonna 4-5, Bellevue 1-9.