CLAY CITY —
Class A No. 19-ranked Clay City scored four runs in the first inning then held off North Knox for a 6-4 non-conference victory in high school girls softball Thursday.
Clay City (2-0) pounded out nine hits, led by Madison Booe and Alyssa Yocum with two each. The Eels had four extra base hits, led by Booe’s first-inning triple and doubles by Brianna Price, Alexis Price, Emmie Kittle and one by winning pitcher Raven Allender.
The Eels scored four runs on five hits in the first inning with Yocum’s triple, doubles by the two Prices and singles by Booe, Whitney Jeffers.
North Knox 000 001 3 — 4 9 2
Clay City 400 110 X — 6 9 1
W – Allender, 1-0. L — Mundy.
Highlights — For Clay City, Madison Booe and Alyssa Yocum were 2-3 at the plate for the Class A 19th-ranked Eels. Yocum ran-out a triple and Alexis and Brianna Price each had a double. North Knox, Alivia Held had two hits, including a double.?
Next — Clay City (2-0) plays at home Friday against Cloverdale.
In other softball:
• Sullivan 3, TH North 2 — At Sullivan, the Golden Arrows improved to 2-1 with the victory over the Patriots. North fell to 1-1. No other information was available at press time.
• Northview 10, Linton 0 — At Brazil, Taylor Carter had a two-run home run, a double and five RBI to lead the Knights past the Miners.
Linton 000 00 — 0 3 3
Northview 030 25X — 10 10 2
Templeton (L) and Booe; Halfhill (1-0) and Hughes.
Highlights — For Northview, Taylor Carter was 2-for-3 with a two-run HR, a double and 5 RBI; Lindsey Potter was 2 for 3 with a double and RBI; Ashley Hughes had 2 RBIs; Whitney Halfhill had a sacrifice fly RBI.
Next — Northview (1-1) plays North Central tonight at 6 p.m. in the Braves Bash.
• Sullivan 5, Linton 3 — At Sullivan, the Golden Arrows scored three runs in the fourth to slip past the Miners.
Linton 002 000 1 — 3 7 1
Sullivan 101 300 0 — 5 4 0
W — Jarrad Klitz. L — Aspen Taylor.
Highlights — For Sullivan, Noble Harrison had 2 RBI.
Next — Sullivan (2-3) plays at Clay City on Saturday. Linton (record not reported) plays host to Eastern Greene on Saturday.