Hurler Richie Clips Falcons Wings in Shut Out

April 27, 2023

April 26, 2023 – Franklin Heights High School: Lexie Richie didn’t allow a single run as the Irish defeated Franklin Heights 16-0 on Wednesday. Richie allowed just one hit.

Bella Jauregui led Dublin to victory by driving in six runs. She went 3-for-4 at the plate.  The slugger drove in runs on a home run in the first, a single in the third, and another dinger in the fourth.

Richie helped her own cause by firing up the offense in the first inning when she doubled a run in.

Scioto scored six runs in the second inning. The Irish offense in the inning was led by Kyla Sanders, Faith Kinzer, Jauregui, Taylor Henry, and Lyla Magnussen, all driving in runs.

One bright spot for Franklin Heights was a triple by C. Salley in the third inning.

Richie earned the victory in the pitcher’s circle for the Irish. The hurler allowed one hit, that triple, and zero runs over five innings, striking out seven and walking zero.

Salley led things off in the circle for Franklin Heights. Salley lasted three and a third innings, allowing 12 hits and 16 runs while striking out two.  J. McKinney threw one and two-thirds innings out of the bullpen.

Scioto smacked two home runs on the day. Jauregui had a dinger in the first and fourth innings, bringing her total to 11 on the season.

Overall, the Irish tallied 13 hits. Jauregui, Sanders, Henry, and Maria Wasko each managed multiple hits for Dublin.

Scioto Irish was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Hunter Fadorsen made the most plays with eight.

Salley went 1-for-1 at the plate to lead Franklin Heights in hits.

JV Update: The Junior Varsity Irish easily dispatched Franklin Heights 17-1 on Wednesday.

They notched five runs in the fifth inning. The batters contributing to the big inning included Kyleigh Marcum, Vicky Kurpita, Thaliyana Haley, Callie Akina, and Madalyn Dean, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs.

Sophia Jackson pitched the JV to victory, going innings, allowing one run on two hits, striking out 11 and walking one. And Jackson helped her own cause by going 3-for-5 at the plate.

Both Irish teams face tough Delaware Hayes squads on Thursday — so they need your support! Get out to the fields early and cheer them on!

Go Irish!

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