By Dan Wright
Senior Erica Lang threw a four-inning no-hitter and doubled all three times she came to the plate as Simon Kenton opened its season with a 15-0 home win against Ludlow on Friday.
Lang had a two-run double in the first inning, adding a pair of run-scoring doubles in the Pioneers seven-run third inning.
Freshman second baseman Hannah Perry went 3-3 with two doubles and matched Lang with four RBI, including a two-run single in the third inning.
Senior Caitlin Turner and sophomore Samantha Perkins added two RBIs each.
LUDLOW 000 0—0 0 2
at S. KENTON 307 5—15 18 1
WP: Lang (1-0). LP: Ladanyi (0-1). HITTING LEADERS: SK—Lang 3-3, 3 2B, 4 RBI; Perry 3-3, 2 2B, 4 RBI; Turner 3-3, 2 RBI; Perkins 2-3, 3B, 2 RBI; Key 2-3, Draud 2-3. RECORDS: Simon Kenton 1-0, Ludlow 0-1.
NEWPORT 11, SILVER GROVE 0 – Sophomore Katlyn Hoeh threw her second shutout in as many days as Newport needed just five innings to defeat Silver Grove.
Hoeh also went 2-for-3 at the plate.
Senior left fielder Skye Raleigh drove in a pair of runs, one in the first and second innings, and tripled in the Wildcats six-run fourth inning.
S. GROVE 000 00—0 2 2
at NEWPORT 320 6X—11 11 0
WP: Hoeh (2-0, 10 K’s). LP- Cox (0-1). HITTING LEADERS: N—Hoeh 2-3; Orr 2 RBI; Raleigh 3-3, 3B, 2 RBI; Tyler 2-2. RECORDS: Newport 2-0, Silver Grove 0-1.
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