Last updated: April 30. 2014 3:41PM - 671 Views
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TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — The Lady Eagles continue their tear through the league.

The Eastern softball team earned its 10th Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division win of the season with a 13-0 victory over Miller, Tuesday night in Meigs County.

The Lady Eagles (15-1, 10-0 TVC Hocking) marked four consecutive hits in the first inning, pushing across three runs for the early advantage. Eastern added two more runs in the third frame and eight in the fourth to cap off the 13-0 victory.

EHS junior Grace Edwards struck out six and earned the pitching victory after allowing just one baserunner, via hit batter, three innings of no-hit, shutout work. Jess Coleman threw two innings for EHS and allowed a hit and two walks. West suffered the loss for Miller (0-11, 0-9).

Katlyn Barber and Grace Edwards led the Lady Eagles with a double apiece, while Jourdan Griffin, Erin Swatzel, Amber Moodispaugh and Breanna Bailey each singled. Edwards scored three times, Swatzel and Griffin each scored twice, while Coleman, Breanna Bailey, Sabra Bailey, Hannah Bailey, Jordan Parker and Shaye Selbee each scored once. Moodispaugh had a team-high three runs batted in, Swatzel added two, while Barber and Breanna Bailey each had one.

Custer had the lone hit for the Lady Falcons, a two-out fouble in the fifth inning.

Eastern, which has won five consecutive games, defeated Miller 30-1 on April 21 in Hemlock. The Lady Eagles have outscored TVC Hocking opponents 111-to-5 in 10 games this season.

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