ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — The Meigs softball team rallied back from an early 1-0 deficit with eight unanswered runs Wednesday night during an 8-1 victory over visiting Belpre in a non-conference matchup in Meigs County.
The Lady Marauders (5-3) outhit the Lady Golden Eagles by a 10-4 margin, and both teams committed two errors apiece in the contest. BHS also managed just two hits after the second inning, the frame in which the guests took their 1-0 advantage.
MHS countered with four runs and three hits in the third for a 4-1 advantage, then the hosts tacked on two runs in each of the fifth and sixth frames for a sizable 8-1 lead. Belpre produced a hit in its finale, but never managed to get that runner into scoring position.
Haley English was the winning pitcher of record, allowing one earned run, four hits and one walk over seven frames while striking out six. Natalie Perry took the loss for Belpre after surrendering eight runs, 10 hits and one walk over six innings while fanning five.
Allyson Davis paced Meigs with two hits, followed by Destiny Mullen, Hannah Porter, Harley Fox, Devan Dugan, Emalee Glass, Cheyenne Beaver, Tanisha McKinney and Suzy Cox with one safety apiece. Porter had the lone RBI for the victors, while Davis scored twice in the decision.
Stephanie Boso led BHS with two hits, followed by Kelsey Pratt and Destiny Bell with one safety each. Boso had an RBI and Pratt scored once in the setback.