Lebanon Reporter

Local Sports

May 14, 2013

Stars top Huskies in non-conference game

Dover — Despite leading 2-0 after three innings Saturday, the Western Boone softball team knew they could be up more on Hamilton Heights after stranding six runners in the first two innings.

They made sure they didn’t do that in the second half of the game. Western Boone scored nine runs in the final three innings and topped Hamilton Heights 12-7 Saturday.

“Hamilton Heights is a very quality team.” Western Boone head coach Mike Vanderpool said. “I have watched their record and saw they have beaten some top ranked teams in 1A and 2A. The first couple of innings, we left a lot of girls on base. We were hitting the ball, but we couldn’t produce any runs. We kept hitting the ball and finally got some runs out of it.”

Western Boone scored in the first on a RBI-single by Kelci Johnson. They added to the lead in the second on an RBI-single by Hannah Williams.

The Stars looked to be in prime position to extend the lead in the third, loading the bases with one out, but Ashley Burns lined into a double play to end the inning and the Stars’ didn’t score.

Lydia Climer retired the first nine batters she faced, but ran into some problems in the fourth.

With a runner on first and two outs, Taylor Rednour and Danielle Leeman hit back-to-back doubles to score two runs. Cayley Higginbotham followed with a single to give the Huskies a 3-2 lead.

For more of this story, read Tuesday's Lebanon Reporter.

Text Only
Local Sports

Featured items
Click below to browse and order photos

Photos from June 2014

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide