By Ben Stroup
Alyssa Boyd fired a three-hit shutout and Ashley Post and Sydney Hall sparked the offense with a combine six hits as Olentangy blanked host Big Walnut 4-0 Wednesday in Sunbury.
The Braves took an early lead and never looked back. They scored a run in the top of the first before adding two in the second and one more in the seventh to smooth out the scoring summary.
Post finished 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI while Hall was a perfect 3-for-3 with a run scored.
Emma Spinner also made some noise in the win, finishing with a pair of hits and a run scored.
Boyd, meanwhile, was solid in the circle. She allowed just the three hits while striking out two and walking two in seven innings of work.
Rachael Brown, Kate Petty and Stacy Walters had the Eagles’ hits while Petty took the loss in the circle.
Hayes 16, Worthington Kilbourne 0
The Pacers won their school-record 15th straight game to start the season Wednesday, rolling past the host Wolves in five dominant innings.
Madi Huck tossed yet another no-hitter, striking out 11 and walking two.
Huck also homered in the win, finishing 3-for-4 with five RBI and a run scored.
Other Hayes standouts included Amaia Daniel, who was 3-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored; Kaily Schuette, who finished 2-for-3 with two runs scored and another knocked in; Caylin Morstadt, who was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI; Chloe Barton and Lexi Mattix, who had two hits and three runs scored apiece; and Mallory Stonebraker, who finished 2-for-3 with a homer and two RBI.
Liberty 8, Central Crossing 3
The Patriots picked up a solid OCC-Central Division win Wednesday, their fourth straight, topping the host Comets thanks to a pair of three-run innings late in the game.
Kennedy Kashmiry sparked the first of the two, hammering a two-run homer in the fifth. Liberty and Central Crossing were tied 2-2 heading into the frame.
The Patriots added three more in the sixth to pad their lead.
Katelyn Wilhelm picked up the win in the circle.
Also: New Albany 10, Orange 9; Buckeye Valley 2, Galion 0.
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