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Loveless tosses a 2-hitter in win against Ridgewood

By TODD REED Press-News Sports Editor Published: April 21, 2017 10:00 AM
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Great pitching and strong hitting propelled Sandy Valley to a 7-1 softball win over Ridgewood.

Trailing 1-0 entering the second inning, Kayla Campbell connected for a 2-run homer.

Arianna Ott collected two hits, including a home run in the third inning, finishing with three RBIs.

Loveless had a single and a triple, and Mandi Williams and Izzy Hysong each had two base hits.

Loveless earned the win, giving up one run on two hits in seven innings of work. She struck out four and did not walk a batter.

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Sandy Valley - 6

Strasburg - 5

Extra innings were needed when Sandy Valley and Strasburg met up for an afternoon contest on Good Friday.

Loveless walk-off single in the bottom of the eighth inning proved to be the difference as the Lady Cardinals completed the season sweep of the Lady Tigers with a 6-5 victory.

Loveless had a game for the ages, going 5-for-5 at the plate with two doubles and two RBIs. She also earned the win on the mound, allowing two earned runs on seven hits, striking out 10 in eight innings of work.

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Meg Otte, who crossed the plate with the game-winning run, collected three hits with a double and two RBIs.

Sandy Valley - 10

Coshocton - 5

Otte homered and drove in three runs and Loveless collected two hits during the non-league win.

Loveless earned the win, allowing five runs on seven hits.

Sandy Valley (10-1) will host Malvern today (April 21); before traveling to Canton South on Saturday, April 22; and to Garaway on Wednesday, April 26.


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