Area softball with EPG and Dwight
Cheyenne Carr went yard and El Paso-Gridley had a lead for a moment. But St. Bede answered with a big inning and went on to post a 7-3 nonconference softball victory over the Titans at South Pointe Park Monday.
The Bruins scored in the first inning and added one in the fourth for a 2-0 lead.
EPG responded with a three-run fourth. Kayla Rote led off with a single, Ashlyn Stone followed with a base hit and Carr drove one over the fence for a three-run homer. The Titans left the bases loaded without scoring another run.
That hurt because St. Bede scored four runs in the fifth inning to regain the advantage.
Carr had a homer and double for the Titans. Stone also had two hits and Rote, Gabbie Guthrie and Landrus had one hit apiece.
Carr took the loss in the circle. She fanned five and allowed 10 hits.
EPG 10, Henry-Senachwine 3
The Titans erupted for eight runs in the sixth inning to overcome a one-run deficit and post a 10-3 win over Henry-Senachwine on Saturday.
Allie Paternoga tied the game at 3-3 in the sixth with a run-scoring triple. A Landrus squeeze plated Paternoga with the lead run and Addison Benedict tripled to keep the rally going. Hannah Cobbley had a run-scoring single and Rote followed with a base hit.
Stone and Carr each reached on an error and Guthrie, who opened the inning by striking out, belted a three-run homer to cap the comeback.
Rote had three hits while Guthrie had a homer, single and three runs batted in. Paternoga tripled, singled and had two RBIs. Benedict collected two triples and Cobbley had a double, single and RBI.
Carr fanned 18 and walked five in the circle.
DWIGHT — Abby Edwards abd Macey Rodosky each allowed one run as Dwight swept a doubleheader from Coal City Saturday.
The Trojans took the first game 8-1 behind Edwards. DTHS scored two runs in the first inning as Edwards hit a two-run homer. Dwight added three in the third with Rodosky drilling a two-run double as the big hit.
A three-run fourth made it 8-0, more than enough for Edwards. Katy Edwards had a two-run double in the inning.
Abby Edwards registered four strikeouts, walked two and allowed five hits. The lone Coal City was scored in the seventh inning.
Rodosky collected a double, single and three runs batted in to lead the DTHS offense. Abby Edwards had a two-run homer, Katy Edwards had a two-run double and Kaitlyn Masching provided a hit and RBI. Lynn Dee Hale also had a hit.
Rodosky scattered eight hits, walked one and fanned five as Dwight completed the sweep with a 6-1 win in the second game.
Katy Edwards went yard to get the Trojans on the board in the third inning. Dwight then scored four times in the fourth for a 5-0 lead. Hale’s run-scoring double highlighted the frame.
The Dwight run in the fifth inning was scored without benefit of a base hit. Abby Edwards reached on a dropped third strike, made her way to third on a hit by pitch and a groundout. She scored on a passed ball.
Katy Edwards had her homer, Hale had a run-scoring double while Abby Edwards and Rodosky each singled. Morgan Zabel and Kat Harms also drove in runs.