Marysville’s Haley Winans doubles in the second inning on Saturday at Upper Arlington. Winans later scored the winning run as MHS topped the Golden Bears, 3-2. (Photo submitted)
Abby Christian scattered two hits on Saturday as Marysville’s softball squad edged Upper Arlington, 3-2.
Christian fanned eight and walked one batter as MHS upped its record to 4-0.
She allowed only two runners on base over the final five frames.
The Golden Bears led, 2-0, after two innings.
The Lady Monarchs tied the game with a pair of runs in the third.
Haley Winans singled and advanced on a double by Ashley Dunn.
Both crossed the plate on a single from Abri Schmutz.
MHS won the contest in the top of the seventh.
Winans slugged a two-bagger, went to third on a wild pitch and came home on Tareyn Born’s sacrifice fly.
Winans had three hits on the day, while Schmutz and Dunn each notched two.
The Lady Monarchs will host Gahanna on Tuesday.
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The Marysville JV Softball team beat UA 15-5.
The game was close through five innings.
MHS blew the game open in the sixth, scoring nine runs to put the game away.
Maya Segner and Kamryn Harbold each had three hits, while Brooke Williams and Ashlynn McAdow both had two.
Catlin Rigel pitched a complete game. She allowed five hits and fanned three.
The Panthers of Fairbanks split a baseball twinbill with Riverside on Saturday.
The Pirates took the opener, 15-14, and FHS (2-2) bounced back for a 9-7 triumph in the nightcap.
Riverside trailed 10-8 after three innings and plated seven runs over the sixth and seventh to claim victory in the first game.
Noah Rausch was tagged with the loss for FHS.
He allowed seven hits, struck out three and issued a trio of free passes during his three innings on the bump.
Grant Rausch, Evan Blumenschein, CJ Swartz and Ryker Beaty each tallied two of Fairbanks’ 14 hits.
Noah Rausch, Grant Rausch and Swartz each drove in a pair of runs.
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The Pirates jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the home half of the first inning during the second game.
The contest was later deadlocked at 6-all after the fifth.
The Panthers notched three runs during their final two at-bats to win the game.
Blumenschein allowed four hits in three innings of work to claim the victory. He fanned two and walked three.
Swartz, Noah Rausch and Blumenschein each had three hits.
Noah Rausch and Blumenschein both had a pair of RBIs.
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The Panthers (who will play at Mechanicsburg today) fell to West Liberty-Salem, 2-0, on Friday.
Max Snyder went three-for-three at the plate.
Alex Blumenschein took the loss
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Lady Panthers fall
Fairbanks’ varsity softball squad slipped to 2-2 on the season with a 10-0 loss to West Liberty-Salem.
The Lady Panthers managed only four hits.
Hailey Dee, Sarah Writesel, Linsdey Smith and Sierra Pfarr each had a hit.
Writesel took the loss in the pitching circle.
She yielded 16 hits, walked two and fanned five.
FHS will play at Mechanicsburg today.