2009-04-16 / Sports

Girls Softball

Fannett-Metal 8,

Southern Fulton 2

Fannett-Metal racked up six runs in the first two innings of last Thursday's Sideling Hill League match and cruised onto an 8-2 victory over the Southern Fulton Lady Indians. Taylor Leasure went two-for-three for the Indians, who saw their season record as well as pitcher Kelsey White's record drop to 3-3. White finished with three strikeouts, 11 hits, five walks and eight earned runs after seven innings.

McConnellsburg 8, Hyndman 2

Megan Eichelberger led both the offensive and defensive efforts of the McConnellsburg Lady Spartans, who shut down the Hyndman Hornets 8-2 last Wednesday. Eichelberger struck out seven, walked one and gave up seven hits and two earned runs during the league game. From the plate, Eichelberger went three-for-three with a double. Sam McQuade posted some strong numbers, batting threefor four with a triple, two runs and two RBIs.

McConnellsburg 15,

Forbes Road 0

Forbes Road was blanked in three innings last Tuesday falling to the McConnellsburg Lady Spartans 15-0. McConnellsburg pumped in 11 runs in the opening inning of the Sideling Hill League win and cruised on to give pitcher Megan Eichelberger her second victory of the season. Eichelberger tallied four strikeouts and one hit and along with Nikki McQuade at the plate, each Spartan knocked in three runs. Forbes Road pitcher Cecily Martz finished with six walks, six hits and 11 earned runs.

Southern Fulton 4, Everett 0

Kelsey White had a big day for the Southern Fulton Indians defense, striking out nine batters and giving up four hits during a 4-0 Sideling Hill League win last Tuesday over the Everett Warriors. Teammate Kelly Elbin rallied at the plate going three-forfour with an RBI, and White also added two hits.

Mercersburg Academy 9,

McConnellsburg 6

Mercersburg Academy stopped its losing streak at four last Wednesday, downing McConnellsburg 9-6 in non-league action. Megan Eichelberger did have a whopping 13 strikeouts for the Spartans over a period of seven innings but countered her performance with 16 walks, seven hits and six earned runs. Eichelberger went two-for-three at the plate and had three RBIs, while Sam McQuade was two-for-two with two doubles and three RBIs.

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