Lady Wave run rule Trotwood to open OHSAA tournament play

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Jaelyn Christman drills one of her three hits and second Lady Wave double in win over Trotwood Madison. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

GREENVILLE – The Greenville Lady Wave used 11-0 run rule first round OHSAA DII tournament win over the Trotwood Madison Lady Rams to earn their 24 th victory of the season.

LWSB freshman Liz Shaffer throws 3.0 innings of no-hit shut-out ball in tournament win over Lady Rams. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

“Great day to get the tourney trail started,” said Greenville coach Jerrod Newland. “Ten kids in tennis shoes and lots of kids playing.”

Coach Newland gave his starters the night off, and the junior varsity and role players took the field, keeping the game respectable as the Lady Wave advanced on the tournament trail.

Carlee Yundt knocks a tournament hit for LWSB in win over Trotwood. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

“Older kids were great with the pushing their spots and had fun,” Newland said.

Greenville plated four first-inning runs with a two-run single off the bat of Marissa Hicks and took advantage of a Rams error to lead 4-0 after one inning of work with Coach Newland using leaving the base too soon.

Rielynn Davidson slams a hit for Lady Wave in tournament win over Trotwood. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

The Lady Wave added three runs in the bottom of the second with Hicks driving a two-run single and a Jaelyn Christman RBI double to center for a 7-0 score with two innings in the book. Christman stroked a two RBI double in the bottom of the third giving the Lady Wave a 9-0 advantage.

Greenville used a Rylie Pfledderer triple, a Kara Blumenstock RBI single, a passed ball, and a leaving the base too soon for an 11-0 advantage after four complete that would stand for the final score.

“Lots of young kids hitting it well and solid,” Coach Newland stated. “Christman really hit well. Brubaker made a great play up the middle. Excited to see the future playing valuable reps.”

Marissa Hicks round second and heads for third in LWSB win over Trotwood. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

Zoey Burns picked up the win tossing 2.0 innings of shutout one hit ball allowing no runs, no walks while striking out five. Liz Shaffer went 3.0 innings of no-hit no run ball, with one walk and seven strikeouts.

Zoey and Lizzie split the game striking out 12,” said Newland.

Christman went 3-3 including 2 doubles and 3 RBI, Hicks was 3-3, 4 RBI and a run, Lily Brubaker 2-3, a walk, 2 runs, Claire Royer 2-4, 2 runs, Pfledderer 1-1, 1 run, Davidson 1-2, 1 walk, 3 runs, Blumenstock 1-3, 1 RBI, 1 run, Carlee Yundt 1-3, 1 run, and Cloe Shuttleworth 2 RBI.

“Amazing that we got the Trotwood game started before 5 p.m.” Newland noted. “Early bus and great effort and communication with them by Coach Shaffer.”

BOX SCORE

123 456 7   R   H   E

000 00X X   0   1   E   Trotwood Madison

432 2XX X   11 14 0   Greenville