ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — The Meigs softball team finished with 13 hits as it defeated Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division foe Nelsonville-York 11-2 Monday night in Meigs County.
The Lady Marauders (3-3, 1-0 TVC Ohio) struck first with five runs in the second inning off of four hits, one walk, and two errors. Nelsoville-York (0-1, 0-1) broke into the hit and run columns in the top of the fourth inning as they cut the MHS lead to 5-1.
Meigs answered back with two runs in the bottom of the fourth to extend their lead to 7-1. NYHS got back on the scoreboard with a run in the sixth. Meigs expanded their lead in the bottom of the sixth with four runs on five singles. NYHS couldn’t answer in the seventh and Meigs took the 11-2 victory.
Haley English was the winning pitcher for the Lady Marauders after giving up two runs on five hits and three walks, while striking out two in seven innings.
Nelsonville’s Hook was credited with the loss after pitching six innings and giving up 11 runs on 13 hits and a walk, while striking out four.
Tess Phelps finished with three hits and two runs batted in to lead the Marauders, followed by Emalee Glass and Destiny Mullen with two hits apiece for MHS. Allyson Davis, Cheyenne Beaver, Hannah Porter, Devan Dugan, Haley English, and Tanisha McKinney each finished with one hit for Meigs.
NYHS was led by True with three hits and two runs scored.
MHS returns to action Wednesday when they host Belpre at 5 p.m.