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Lady Lions pick up three wins
Lauren Frigyes threw a two-hit shutout in leading Minerva past Alliance 10-0.
Frigyes struck out four and walked one in five innings of work.
Amber Hume went 3-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and two runs scored; Gabby Street had two hits and two RBIs; Frigyes went 3-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and two runs scored; Kiaunna Brown singles, scored twice and drove in a run; and Mady Phillips scored two runs.
Marlington - 6
Minerva - 1
Hume continued her strong showing at the plate with two hits and two RBIs.
Aubrey Stanford singled and stole a base, and Brown had a base hit and run scored.
Frigyes pitched six innings, giving up six runs, one earned, on six hits. She struck out eight and walked two.
Minerva - 10
Tusky Valley - 0
This past Saturday, Minerva swept a double header from Tusky Valley, winning the first game 10-0.
Frigyes connected for her first career home run. She finished with three hits, two RBIs and two runs.
Phillips went 2-for-3 with a home run, two RBIs and two runs; Hume had a two-run homer; Stanford singled, doubled, drove in two and scored a run; Street singled, doubled and scored a run; and Brown had two hits, an RBI, a stolen base and a run scored.
Frigyes pitched all five innings, giving up no runs on just one hit. She struck out six and walked two.
Minerva - 4
Tusky Valley - 3
The Lady Lions won the second game 4-3.
Olivia Kamph earned the win as she allowed two earned runs on six hits, striking out five in seven innings of work.
Minerva made the most of its three hits. Phillips came through in the clutch with a two-run double in the fifth inning. She also tripled and scored in the first inning.
"We are doing a lot of things really well right now," commented Head Coach Nicole Hilliard. "The girls have been very aggressive at the plate and we have made some great defensive plays also. We have some things that we need to clean up a bit, but the girls are doing things right to get there. They work hard and are very focused."
Minerva (5-2) will travel to Carrollton today (April 13); and host Salem on Tuesday, April 18.