Lions, Barons, and Cardinals are fast pitch winners

New Richmond, Amelia, and Felicity have emerged from recent Clermont County high school girls fast pitch softball battles the most unscathed. Milford and Williamsburg have been breaking even of late.

New Richmond

The Lions won out over Glen Este’s Trojans 5-2 in this non-conference battle between two county squads. Michelle Sweet limited the Purple and White to just four base raps on her way to a win on the mound. Despite striking out eight of the Red and Black, GE’s Kari Lang was handed the pitching loss. Sweet helped herself to the victory by getting two hits and batting in three teammates.

Sweet was credited with still one more four-hit triumph on the hill by shutting out Bethel-Tate’s Tigers 7-0. Hanah Rinehart was the losing pitcher in this Southern Buckeye Conference American Division confrontation. Molly Gross had four hits, Megan Troxell three hits, and Kelsey Cornett two hits to pace the winners’ offense. Rachel Johnson had two base knocks to lead the Red and Gray’s resistance.