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Fortuna's shutout leads Edison past Willard

By Norwalk Reflector saff • May 3, 2018 at 4:30 AM

WILLARD — Lindsey Fortuna had another big day for visiting Edison, pitching a complete-game shutout in Wednesday’s Sandusky Bay Conference Bay division win at Willard.

The Chargers improved to 9-8 overall and 7-4 in the Bay with the win, while the Crimson Flashes fell to 8-5, 5-4.

Fortuna allowed just two hits — a pair of singles by Cathern Hamons — with four strikeouts and one walk in her seven innings of work. She threw 88 pitches (55 strikes).

Offensively for Edison, Fortuna had two hits, with Leah Krul and Alana Fidler each finishing with a hit and an RBI. Brooke Yates doubled and scored, and Deana Blatnik also added a single.

For Willard, Melayna Mahl went all seven innings and allowed one earned run (four total) on six hits. She had no strikeouts and three walks.


St. Paul 17, W. Reserve 0 (5 inn.)

COLLINS — The Lady Flyers won for a second consecutive day, improving to 6-10 overall and 4-7 in the Firelands Conference following a five-inning win at Western Reserve.

For St. Paul, Kennedy Stang was 3 for 5 with a double, triple and two RBIs. Sammy Lippert was 3 for 4 with a double and an RBI, Morgan Baxter was 2 for 4 with two RBIs, and both Marlaina Sowers and Kaity Tomshack had two hits that included doubles for each.

In the circle, Sowers pitched the first three innings for the win. She scattered three hits and struck out four. Baxter pitched the final two scoreless innings with no hits, one strikeout and one walk.

Olivia Englert, Sydnee Roth and Mara Lesch each added singles for St. Paul, which hosts Crestview today.


Seneca East 4, Plymouth 2

ATTICA — The Big Red allowed one run in each of the first three innings in Wednesday’s non-league loss to the host Tigers.

For Plymouth (10-9), Mallory Miller was 2 for 4 with a double and drove in both of the runs for the Big Red.

Emily Akers was 2 for 4 with a double, and Shilo Plank was also 2 for 4 with a run scored. Morgan Chaffins, Ariel Plank and Kelsey Blankenship added singles for the Big Red.

Miller took the loss in the circle. She allowed four runs (three earned) on seven hits with five strikeouts and no walks in six innings.

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