Trojans, Warriors, Lions major winners in fast pitch

Glen Este, New Richmond, and Goshen varsity fast pitch softball teams were unsmudged with a loss in recent Clermont County competition. Milford continues to do a respectable job against tough competition.

Glen Este

The Trojans overcame Harrison’s Wildcats 4-2 in eight innings in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Conference. Kelley Benhase fired a four-hit, 17-strikeout performance for the Purple and White. For GE, Kara Atwell had three hits, Randi Heming two hits, and Caroline Kirker had two runs batted in (RBI).

Winton Woods’ Warriors were walloped by Glen Este 20-0 in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division. Benhase surrendered just two hits to the enemy and added 13 strikeouts with her pitching efforts. Sydney Schwalbach had four hits, scored twice and batted in a pair of teammates, Megan Watts had two hits, four runs scored, and three RBI, Taylor Armitage had two hits, scored three times and drove in two mates, Danielle VanDerVelde had three base raps and five RBI, Jones scored four runs, Kierstin Gregory crossed the plate twice, and Heming had two hits.