Versailles softball team defeats Arcanum 14-5


VERSAILLES – Versailles beat Arcanum 14-5 in a softball game on Monday.

Arcanum took a 3-0 lead in the second inning, but Versailles responded with six runs in the second and one in the fourth to go up 7-3. After Arcanum scored two runs in the top half of the fifth inning, Versailles scored four in the fifth and three in the sixth.

Versailles had 22 hits and two errors. Arcanum had eight hits and no errors.

Versailles’ Kami McEldowney was 5-for-5 with three doubles, four runs and two RBI. Sarah Gigandet was 4-for-5 with two doubles, two runs and four RBI. Cori Lawrence was 4-for-5 with a run and two RBI.

Brynna Blakeley went 3-for-5 with two RBI and three runs for Versailles. Hailey McEldowney was 3-for-5 with a run and two RBI. Hallie Mills went 1-for-1 with a triple and a RBI. Caitlin McEldowney was 1-for-3 with a walk and scored three runs. Anna Gehret was 1-for-2. Mallory George drove in one run.

Arcanum’s McKenzie Sharritts was 2-for-4 with a double and a run. Shai Robinson was 1-for-4 with a home run, a run and two RBI. Cassidy Clark was 1-for-3 with a triple and a run.

Macey Hartman went 1-for-1 with a double and two RBI for the Trojans. Gracie Garno was 1-for-3 with a RBI and a run. Elle Siculan was 1-for-2. Kaitlyn Zell was 1-for-3. Hannah Weaver scored a run.

Lawrence pitched the complete game for Versailles, allowing five earned runs on eight hits, two walks, one hit batter and three strikeouts.

Hartman pitched 3 2/3 innings for Arcanum, allowing seven earned runs on 11 hits, one walk and one strikeout. Macy Skelton pitched 2 1/3 innings and allowed seven earned runs on 11 hits, no walks and two strikeouts.

By Kyle Shaner

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