McARTHUR, Ohio — The Lady Marauders are riding a three game winning streak going into the tournament.
The Meigs softball team defeated Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division host Vinton County 10-0 Thursday night.
Meigs (14-6, 6-4 TVC Ohio) scored once in the first on one hit, and took advantage of two walks and an error in the second to push across two more runs. Vinton County (2-18, 1-9) broke into the hit column for the first time in the home half of the third inning but failed to score.
Meigs drew three walks in the top of the fourth and added two hits to score one run. MHS added three runs on three hits in the sixth and three runs on five hits in the seventh to take the 10-0 lead.
Haley English received the victory after pitching a complete-game shutout, in which she allowed just two hits. English struck out six and walked one in the game.
The Lady Vikings’ Thomas was credited with the loss after giving up 10 runs, six earned, on 13 hits and six walks in seven innings.
Allyson Davis, Haley English, Destiny Mullen, Tess Phelps, Emalee Glass, and Suzy Cox each finished with two hits in the game, while Harley Fox finished with one. Phelps and Davis led MHS with two runs scored while Cox had a game-high three RBI.
Park and Johnson had the lone hits for VCHS.
The Lady Marauders finished in third place in the TVC Ohio and host River Valley Tuesday at 5 p.m. in the section tournament.