OUT OF THE INNING: University of Pikeville assistant coach April Damron Charles greets infielders after retiring Miami-Hamilton hitters in the top of the second inning. The Bears went on to sweep the Harriers, 8-0 and 11-0 to improve to 8-6.
Medical Leader│Photo by TEDDY PAYNTER

UPIKE softball Roundup: Bears sweep doubleheader with Harriers

By: 
Teddy Paynter

PIKEVILLE — University of Pikeville infielders Megan Claypoole and Kelsey White belted home runs to fuel an 8-0 win in game one and a doubleheader sweep of Miami-Hamilton at Paul Butcher Field on March 9.

The Bears, now 8-6, took the nightcap 11-0.

In the opener, Claypoole added a single, scored twice and knocked in three runs while White finished with 2 RBI. Kitty Raymond doubled, singled and batted in one run while Emme Barker had two hits, including a double. Lee Collier finished with two hits and scored a pair of runs.

Hannah Skaggs was the winner.

In the nightcap, UPIKE scored six times in the bottom of the second to break the game open. Chandler Kelly had two hits, scored and drove in three runs while Collier singled, scored twice and knocked home a pair of runs. Jayden Gibson collected two hits, scored and drove in one run while Ashley Goins and Haley Osborne each singled, scored and collected an RBI.

Megan Claypoole was the winning pitcher.

 

At Pikeville

(Game 2)

SCORE BY INNINGS: R-H-E

MH (0-5)….................................000  00 –   0-3-2

UP (8-6)…..................................060  5x – 11-9-0

Pitching:

WP – Megan Claypoole

LP – Brandi Garcia

Hitting: Chandler Kelly 2-1b, 1r, 3 RBI; Lee Collier 1b, 2r, 2 RBI; Jayden Gibson 2-1b, 1r, 1 RBI; Ashley Goins 1b, 1b, 1 RBI; Haley Osborne 1b, 1r, 1 RBI, UPIKE.

At Pikeville

(Game 1)

SCORE BY INNINGS: R-H-E

MH (0-4)…................................000  00 – 0-  2-1

UP (7-6)…..................................411  02 – 8-13-0

Pitching:

WP – Hannah Skaggs

LP – Brandi Garci

Hitting: Megan Claypoole HR, 1b, 2r, 3 RBI; Kelsey White HR, 2 RBI; Emmie Barker 2b, 1b; Kitty Raymond 2b, 1b, 1 RBI; Lee Collier 2-1b, 2r, UPIKE.