HEMLOCK, Ohio — The Lady Eagles would like to spread these runs over a few games. The Eastern softball team defeated Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division foe Miller 32-4 in Perry County Monday night.
The Lady Eagles (7-3, 5-1 TVC Hocking) scored eight in the first inning after drawing seven walks. Miller (0-8, 0-6) hit a double in the first but failed to take advantage of it. Eastern scored seven runs in the second inning on the strength of four hits. EHS again tallied four hits in the third, this time on its way to nine runs in the inning.
The Lady Eagles scored three runs in the fourth inning and added five in the fifth to take the 32-0 lead. Miller scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth and fell to EHS 32-4.
Cierra Turley earned the win for EHS after pitching five innings and giving up four runs, all unearned, on three hits and two walks. Millers’ Dutiel was the losing pitcher.
The Lady Eagles offensive attack was led by Cierra Turley, Amber Moodispaugh, and Grace Edwards with three hits a piece. Jordan Parker, Tori Goble, and Whitley Leach each had two hits in the contest. Brooke Johnson drew four walks in the contest while Hayley Gillian and Tori Goble each drew three. Goble led the way with five runs scored followed by Parker, Edwards and Turley with four runs scored each.Brenna Holter was hit with three pitches in the contest.
Miller had three players with one hit each.
The Lady Eagles return to action Wednesday when they host TVC Hocking opponent Waterford at 5 p.m.