WELLINGTON OH- Even though Ursuline gave up three runs in the third inning, they still defeated Perrysburg 6-5 on Saturday. The Yellow Jackets scored their runs on a home run by Ella Leonard.
The Yellow Jackets got things moving in the first inning. Jessica Miller’s sac fly scored one run.
In the bottom of the first inning, Ursuline tied things up at one when Paige Ogden’s sac fly scored one run.
The Irish pulled away for good with four runs in the third inning. In the third an error scored one run, and Madelyn Miklandric doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring three runs.
Ogden was credited with the victory for Ursuline. The righty went six and two-thirds innings, allowing five runs on six hits and striking out nine. Liza Barbato threw one-third of an inning in relief out of the bullpen. Barbato recorded the last out to earn the save.
Maison Gerrard took the loss for the Yellow Jackets. The righthander allowed six hits and six runs over six innings, striking out three and walking one.
The Irish hit one home run on the day. Mia Opalick went for the long ball in the fifth inning.
Alyssa Sheely went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Ursuline in hits. Ursuline didn’t commit a single error in the field. Miklandric had eight chances in the field, the most on the team.
The Yellow Jackets scattered six hits in the game. Cassie Plummer and Miller all had multiple hits.
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