Madison Hill pitched a masterpiece and Maggie Deel was clutch at the plate as the John Battle Trojans took a 2-1 win over the Boyle County Lions on Friday evening in a softball showdown in Kentucky.
Hill struck out 13 in a complete-game effort, while Deel delivered a two-run double in the fifth inning for the only runs the Trojans (8-0) would need.
Boyle County is now 15-3.
Northwood 9-10, Johnson County 0-0
Lauren Sword smacked a two-run homer in the first game and Chloe Bordwine ripped a solo shot in the second game as the Northwood Panthers swept the Longhorns of Johnson County in a non-district doubleheader, 9-0 and 10-0.
In the opener, Sword had a double with the home run and drove in four.
Lexie Woodward set a school record in the game scoring four runs, including the 91st of her career, to break the record set last year by JoJo Broyles.
Bordwine held Johnson County to two hits for the win.
In the second game Bordwine had two hits, including the home run, scored a pair and drove in three.
Woodward had two hits, two runs and two RBIs for Northwood (11-1).
Twin Springs 4, Volunteer 1
Alyssa McCracken went 3-for-3 with two RBIs as the Twin Springs Titans vanquished Volunteer.
Aubrey Powers had two hits at the plate and pitched a two-hitter for Twin Springs, while Belle Austin also had two hits.
Alli Chandler and Brianna Wilson accounted for Volunteer’s hits.
Eastside 7, Rye Cove 2
Leci Sensabaugh continued to swing a hot bat, driving in two runs as the Eastside Spartans earned a Cumberland District win over Rye Cove.
Anna Whited, Tinley Hamilton and Cloey Bailey also had RBIs for the Spartans. Hamilton and Liz Brace teamed to pitch a three-hitter.
Graham 9, Grundy 4, 10 innings
Graham plated five runs in the top of the 10th inning to take the win over the Golden Wave.
Jocilyn Thompson led Graham with three hits while Skylar Stiltner, Emma Deel, Shelby Viers and Kelli Carter paced the Golden Wave with two hits each.
Holston 7, Tazewell 1
Jordan Lowe struck out nine in pitching a complete-game seven-hitter as the Holston Cavaliers topped Tazewell in the second game of the Abingdon Invitational.
Abbey Conde had three hits for the Cavs, while Lexie Lane and Maggie Orfield had two hits apiece.
Tazewell (0-5) led 1-0 after the first inning, but Holston closed the game with seven unanswered runs, five of which came in the top of the seventh inning.
The Abingdon Invitational continues today with Abingdon vs. Tazewell (10 a.m.), Tennessee High vs. Holston (11:45 a.m.), Gate City vs. Tennessee High (1:30 p.m.) and Patrick Henry vs. Gate City (3 p.m.) on the docket.
Tennessee High 16, Union 1
The Vikings put seven runs on the board in the first inning and another five in the second in taking a non-conference win over the Bears.
Gavin Cross delivered a three-run home run in Tennessee High’s four-run fourth as he finished with a pair of hits and five RBIs.
Bryce Snyder had two hits and two RBIs for the Vikings.
Zach Anderson allowed one run and three hits over the first four innings in earning the win as Lance Tudor pitched a scoreless fifth.
The Vikings (17-5) host Jefferson County today at 1 p.m. at Tod Houston Field.