YOUNGSTOWN OH- Both teams were strong in the pitcher’s circle Thursday, but Ursuline defeated Walsh Jesuit 2-1. Ursuline pitchers allowed just eight hits to Walsh Jesuit.
Walsh Jesuit opened up scoring in the first inning. They singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run.
In the bottom of the first inning, the Irish tied things up at one when Madelyn Miklandric singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run.
Ursuline pulled away for good with one run in the third inning. In the third an error scored one run.
Mia Opalick pitched Ursuline to victory. The righthander lasted four innings, allowing six hits and one run while striking out four. Paige Ogden threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen. Ogden recorded the last nine outs to earn the save.
Alyssa Sheely went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Ursuline in hits.
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