THE DAILY INDEPENDENT
PAINTSVILLE Visiting Russell used a second-inning 6-spot to catapult to a 13-5 victory at Johnson Central on Monday.
Sara Hieneman was 2-for-4 and drove in five runs, Madison Darnell batted 3-for-4 and the Lady Devils also got two hits apiece from Annalee Miller, Ali Hartman, Makayla Fraley, Alexis Maynard and Grace Osborn.
Camryn Ratliff and Haven Layne recorded four strikeouts apiece for Russell (24-9). The Lady Devils’ 16 hits were more than enough to make up for their seven fielding errors.
Micailyn Pierce took the decision for the Lady Eagles (10-9).
RUSSELL 060 250 0 — 13 16 7 J.CENTRAL 310 100 0 — 5 7 1
Ratliff, Layne (4) and Fraley, Ratliff (4); Pierce, Hedrick (6) and Hopson. W — Layne. L — Pierce. 2B — Hieneman (R), Ratliff (R), Collins (JC).