Kinlei Boley had another strong outing in the circle to help the
Lady Hornets Softball team beat Savannah 3 – 0.
In the bottom of the Third inning, Sophia Luetticke
singled, Hope Helton was hit by a pitch and after a pop out out
and a ground ball fielder's choice, Luetticke scored on an error
by the Savannah 2nd baseman.
Fifth inning, after a lead off pop up out, Luetticke singled on
a bunt then steals second, Following a line out, Boley singles
to right field to score Luetticke.
In the Sixth inning Dunn walked on four straight
pitches, Rucker sac bunts to advance Dunn, ant Pithan sac flies
to right field to score Dunn.
Boley allowed just five hits with ten strike outs and
two walks in the shut out victory. She pitched four innings of
three-up-three-down softball in her seven innings of work.
Chillicothe Coach Lee Rucker had praise for the
Savannah pitcher, saying she did a nice job of keeping
Chillicothe off balance and not giving up many solid hits.
He also praised his team’s offensive savvy, saying “Our
girls did a good job of manufacturing runs with bunts and
aggressive base running. Good teams find ways to win and tonight
we found a way. I’m proud of the team for that.”
On offense, lead off hitter Sophia Luetticke went
three-for-three at the plate with three singles and scored
twice. She also had two stolen bases.
Boley, Kirsten Dunn and Bre Pithan all had singles to
help with the Lady Hornets victory.