Licking Heights Hornets fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 7-3 loss to Wheelersberg Middle School on Saturday. Wheelersberg Middle School scored on a double by Carter, a groundout by Wright, and a single by May in the first inning.
Wheelersberg Middle School fired up the offense in the first inning, when Carter doubled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run.
Licking Heights Hornets put up three runs in the third inning. Licking Heights Hornets’s big bats in the inning were led by an error on a ball put in play by Ava VonBargen and Kyliee Trouten and a single by Madelyn Gates.
Carter was credited with the victory for Wheelersberg Middle School. undefined went five innings, allowing three runs on two hits, striking out three and walking zero.
Lydia Rauch was in the pitcher’s circle for Licking Heights Hornets. The pitcher allowed ten hits and seven runs over five innings, striking out one and walking zero.
VonBargen and Gates each managed one hit to lead Licking Heights Hornets.
Wheelersberg Middle School tallied ten hits in the game. Wright and May all managed multiple hits for Wheelersberg Middle School.