COVINGTON — The Covington softball scored a run in the home seventh to tie it and got a run in the eighth to win it in a matchup with Troy Saturday at the Covington Classic.
Troy was one out from the win in the home seventh when Meg Rogers doubled for Covington.
Nigella Reck was intentionally walked and Maggie Anderson singled to tie the game force extra innings.
In the home eighth inning, Karyanne Turner singled and stole second.
Kamrym Barnes single put runners on first and third. Taylor Foutz put down a bunt to score Turner and end the game.
Erika Gostomsky and Rogers combined on an eight-hitter, striking out six and walking two.
Reck was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs and Reaghan Lemp was 2-for-4 with a double.
Rogers was 2-for-3 with a double and Foutz was 2-for-4.
Abigail Welbaum pitched an 11-hitter for Troy, striking out five and walking three.
Elise McCann was 2-for-4 with two doubles and Hallie Frigge was 2-for-4.
Preble Shawnee 0
COVINGTON — The Troy softball team bounced back with an easy win over Preble Shawnee Saturday at the Covington Classic.
SIDNEY — The Tippecanoe softball team dropped a MVL game on the road to Sidney Saturday.
Preble Shawnee 0
COVINGTON —Covington cruised to a win over Preble Shawnee in a second game Saturday at the Covington Classic.
Maggie Anderson was 2-for-2 with a home run and two RBIs and Nigella Reck was 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.
Mara Newhouse had a double and two RBIs, Erika Gostomsky was 2-for-4 with two doubles and three RBIs and Reaghan Lemp was 2-for-3 with two RBIs.
Meg Rogers and Whitney Burns combined on a five-hitter, striking out five.
Miami East 10,
BRANDT — The Miami East softball team got a 10-3 win over Bethel Saturday on the road.
The Vikings remained tied with Covington at 11-2 in the TRC. Both teams have a game remaining with Riverside in the conference.
“We started a little slow,” Miami East coach Brian Kadel said. “Jacqueline (Kadel) gave up 5 hits in the first two innings and then settled down after that. We made some defensive plays to get out of a couple of situations. We left 11 runners on base.
“Jaycee (Roeth) had a big two out double with the bases loaded in the sixth to help give a cushion. It’s good to find a way to win when we didn’t play as well as we would have liked.”
Kadel pitched an eight-hitter with six strikeouts and two walks.
Roeth had three RBIs on her double and Keira Kirby was 2-for-4 with a double, a triple and three RBIs.
Abigail Kadel had a home run, Maddison Maxson was 2-for-5 with a double and Rachel Haak was 2-for-3.
Lily Williams pitched an 11-hitter for Bethel with five strikeouts and eight walks.
Allie Sheen was 2-for-2 with a double, Morgan Rodgers was 2-for-4 and Faith Moorefield had two RBIs.
PIQUA — The Troy softball team cruised to a road win in MVL action on the road Friday.
Abigail Welbaum pitched a two-hitter with eight strikeouts.
Hallie Frigge was 4-for-4 with two doubles and three RBIs and Welbaum was 3-for-3 with a double and four RBIs.
Emma Setser was 3-for-3 and Amayah Kennedy, Riley King and Abby Seger all doubled.
VANDALIA — The Tippecanoe softball team dropped a MVL game on the road Friday.
BRANDT — The Bethel softball team won a close game in TRC action Friday at home.
Alyson Bird pitched a five-hitter with two strikeouts.
Morgan Rodgers was 2-for-4 with a double and Allie Sheen had a triple.
Faith Moorefield was 2-for-3 and Paige Kearns was 2-for-3.
ARCANUM — The Milton-Union softball team dropped a road game Friday in non-conference action.