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Only Lady Lions get off to good ’13 start

Only Lady Lions get off to good ’13 start

Posted: Friday, March 15, 2013 12:00 pm

Opening Day was good on the Dresden softball diamond but not on the Dresden and Gleason baseball fields.
Westview and Greenfield are off to good starts in tennis, too.
In softball, Dresden downed Trenton 8-2 and 8-3 in a doubleheader. Gleason, meanwhile, lost to Huntingdon 27-0 in three innings as the Fillies leadoff hitter hit a pair of home runs in the opening game of a doubleheader. The Fillies won the nightcap 17-2.
In baseball, the Lions lost to Milan on the road 10-0 and Gleason lost to the Rebels at home 13-4.
Jackson North Side defeated Westview 6-1 in soccer.
Milan 10, Dresden 0
The Lions season got off to a rocky start on Tuesday as Trevor Gonzales of Milan got the shutout on a three-hitter.
The Bulldogs scored two in the first, two more in the third, five in the fourth and a single run in the fifth. Milan scored its 10 runs on nine hits with some help of three Lion errors.
Caleb Powell went 3-for-3 for the Bulldogs and Dillon West went 2-for-3.
Nathan Coleman got the start for Dresden and took the loss.
OC 13, Gleason 4
The Bulldogs let one get away in the latter innings against the Rebels as Central scored three in the fifth and four in sixth to pull away with a win.
Blake Taylor was tagged for the loss after pitching two innings.
The Rebels scored twice in the first inning, but the Bulldogs came back in the bottom of the second with three runs to take a 3-2 going into the top of the third. Central put two more runs across the plate to retake the lead in the third.
Austin Perry came on in relief and was banged around for seven runs off of six hit and four walks.
Avery Orr pitched the last two innings and gave up four runs off of five hits and a pair of walks.
Perry went 1-for-2 at the plate with a pair of walks and one RBI. Chase Ezell was credited with one RBI for the Bulldogs.
Dresden 8, Trenton 2
Samantha Seat gave up two runs on six hits as the Lady Lions got off to a good start for the new season.
Seat got five strikeouts on the day and had 17 first-pitch strikes against Trenton.
The Lady Lions scored their eight runs off of 12 hits and one error.
Kayla Hayes went a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate with one double. Carrie Hatchel and Carly Greer also hit a double each for Dresden. Allie Randolph knocked in a pair of runs for the Lady Lions.
Abigail Lockart, Taylor McAlpin, Hatchel, Greer and Hayes each pushed a run across the plate for the Lady Lions, too.
Dresden 8, Trenton 3
Lockhart picked up the win for Dresden as the Lady Lions improved to 2-0 with the doubleheader sweep over Trenton.
Randolph and McAlpin backed up Lockhart with a pair of RBIs, while Hayes and Haley Hart each picked up an RBI.
Hatchel, Randolph and Seat each hit a double as Lockhart got five strikeouts in her five innings of pitching. Lockhart was also a perfect 2-for-2 at the plate.
H’don 27, Gleason 0
The Lady Bulldogs gave up 27 runs on 17 hits and 10 errors to the Fillies in game one of twinbill.
Lydia Hayes set the tone for the Fillies as she led off the game with a home run and reached base five times with two home runs.
Hannah Belew held the Lady Bulldogs to two hits in the three-inning affair.
Christine Hill and Holly Gurley each got a base hit for Gleason.
H’don 17, Gleason 2
The Lady Bulldogs finally got on the scoreboard in the nightcap of the doubleheader, but starting pitcher Emily Bell could not contain the Huntingdon bats.
Briana Jones brought home Emily Bell with her base hit in the first inning, and Hill knocked in Jones two batters later to tie the game at two runs each.
Bell sat down the Fillies in order in the second and third innings, but the Fillies pushed 15 runs across the plate in the fourth as nine miscues ended any chance for Gleason to come out with a win.
JNS 6, Westview 1
Freddie Ramirez of North side was too much for the Chargers to handle as he put the ball in the net four times.
Rafael Atilano scored the other two goals for North Side.
Jorge Fabian scored the only goal for the Chargers Conner Blanchard was credited with seven saves for Westview.

Published in The WCP 3.14.13

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