Softball recaps (April 13): AHS, OHS, THS, DCHS

April 14, 2019 | 1:24 am

Updated April 14, 2019 | 1:26 am

Apollo made easy work of Grayson County in a three-inning win Saturday. | Photo by Marc Ray

Saturday’s action:
• Apollo earns rout after 13-run first inning
• Owensboro picks up first wins with two blowouts
• Wathen guides Lady Raiders to road victory
• Daviess County goes 1-3 in weekend tourney

Apollo 15, Grayson County 0

Apollo (6-8) scored 13 runs in the first inning for an easy three-inning win at home in the Kim Williams Memorial Tournament. Winning pitcher Madison Julian, who went two innings, combined with Emmie Bullington to throw a perfect game.

Madison Lowe (2 runs, 2 RBIs), Madison Shemwell (2-for-2, 2 runs, 2 RBIs) and Lauren Whitehouse (2 hits, 2 RBIs) each doubled for the E-Gals. Abbie Gore (2 RBIs) and Aubrey Little also had a pair of hits. Morgan Julian scored three times and Brooke Brown scored twice.

GCHS 000—0-0-3
AHS (13)11—15-16-0
WP: M. Julian. LP: O’Neal. 2B: Lowe, Shemwell, Whitehouse (A).

Owensboro 18, Dawson Springs 0 (5 innings)
Owensboro 15, Christian Fellowship 6
The Lady Devils (2-9) picked up their first two wins of the season in convincing fashion as they hammered both Dawson Springs (0-6) and Christian Fellowship (7-7) in a road doubleheader.

Against host Dawson Springs, Owensboro’s Aubrie Schueler pitched a two-hit shutout and needed only 54 pitches to get through five innings with three strikeouts. The offense only collected nine hits, but 10 batters were hit by pitch to help keep runners on base.

Aubry Hendricks (3-for-4, 3 runs, RBI), Mady Poole (2-for-3, 2 runs, 3 RBIs) and Sophie Moorman (2-for-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs) led the offense.

Against Christian Fellowship, each team had five errors that lead to a total of 11 unearned runs. The Lady Devils ran out to an 8-2 lead with four runs each in the first and second innings and led 13-2 heading into the fifth. After four runs by the Lady Eagles, Owensboro plated two in the bottom half, and neither team scored over the last two frames.

The offense was led by Kaylyn Sowders, who had a double, triple, three runs and three RBIs. Hendricks went 3-for-4 and scored four times. Brooke Keller went four innings to get the win, giving up six runs on four hits.

OHS 284-04—18-9-0
DSHS 000-00—0-2-2
WP: Schueler. LP: Peyton.

CFS 200-040-0—6-7-5
OHS 442-320-x—15-12-5
WP: Keller. LP: Jackson. 2B: McLain (CF), Sowders, Moorman (OH). 3B: Sowders (O).

Trinity 9, McLean County 3
Nina Wathen was solid in the circle and at the plate, and the Lady Raiders (4-12) pulled away late and capitalized on seven McLean County (3-8) errors to pick up a win on the road.

Trinity outscored the Lady Cougars 2-1 in each of the first two innings and led 5-3 heading into the seventh inning before plating four runs in the final frame.

Wathen pitched a complete game, giving up three runs on eight hits while striking out nine and only walking one. On offense, she went 3-for-4 with a double, scored once and drove in a run.

Katherine Hibbitt went 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI, and Savannah Aull had a pair of hits with two runs and an RBI. Cassidy Morris doubled and drove in two.

THS 220-010-4—9-12-3
MCHS 111-000-0—3-8-7
WP: Wathen. LP: Fannon. 2B: Morris, Wathen (T), Bobo 2 (MC).

Daviess County 9, Graves County 1
Caldwell County 4, Daviess County 3 (8 innings)
Trigg County 1, Daviess County 0
Goreville (Ill.) 10, Daviess County 4
The Lady Panthers (8-9) took down Graves County in the first game of the weekend but lost the remaining three in the Marshall County Slugfest. Daviess County came up just short in an 8-inning game against Caldwell County to close out the action Friday night.

Errors plagued Daviess County Saturday, as they didn’t allow any earned runs but still lost games against Trigg County and Goreville.

Stats were not available for the game against Graves County. Against Caldwell County, Emily Stanley homered and Cameron Hamilton had two hits. Hannah Clark struck out seven in the complete-game loss.

Against Trigg County, Hamilton had the Lady Panthers’ only two hits and took a loss in the circle after giving up an unearned run and three hits in four innings.

Daviess County had six errors against Goreville that led to all 10 runs. Clark took the loss, giving up seven hits and striking out six. Savanah Northern (2 hits, 2 runs, 2 RBIs) homered and Abby Newman (2 hits, run) had a double. Millie Roberts had a pair of hits and drove in two.

April 14, 2019 | 1:24 am

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