GAME ONE: SALEM- 8 WARREN G. HARDING- 0
Taylor Thorpe’s RBI double in the third inning scoring Rylie Troy got the Quakers out to a 1-0 lead. Brooke Veglia belted a homerun in the 6th scoring her good friend Meg Rossero to put the route in motion. Brooke Veglia added a rbi single in the 5 run 7th for the Lady Quakers. Meg Rossero, Elly Exline and Rylie Troy each had two hits in the game. Madison Markovich nailed a double to the fence and added a single. Hayden Carner chipped in with a single in the 12 hit parade.
Taylor Thorpe raised her regular season out of conference record the past two seasons to 18-0 with a three-hit shutout.
The Salem defense played error-free ball with 15 total outs recorded by infielders. Hannah Kelm had the most chances with 6 on defense. Elly Exline and Brooke Veglia had 5 each.
GAME TWO: WARREN G. HARDING- 10 SALEM- 4
Brooke Veglia had three more hits including a double in the second game of the doubleheader to take her hitting streak to 8 games. Meg Rossero and Elly Exline also stayed hot with 3 hits each in the game. Taylor Thorpe extended her hitting streak to 11 games with a single.
The Quakers stranded 12 runners in the game.
Thorpe took the loss in the circle. Freshman Rylie Troy came on in relief and struck out the first two batters she faced and ended with 3 on the evening.
Elly Exline was involved in 7 outs defensively from her third base position with 0 errors.
The Quakers are now 11-5 on the season and senior night is slated for Monday vs Canton South.
Despite the score, the Lady Quakers kept their streak of not getting out hit or struck out – in every game this season.