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URSULINE STAYS HOT AGAINST BEAVER LOCAL

PHOTO CREDIT: GARY LEININGER

EAST LIVERPOOL, OH- Coming off of a 5-0 trip while playing top tier competition in Myrtle Beach, SC last week, The Ursuline Irish Softball team, ranked 10th in the latest Ohio High School Coaches Poll in Division 2, showed no signs of slowing down as they defeated Beaver Local 14-0 in 5 innings Monday afternoon at Beaver Local Community Fields.

On offense, Ursuline was led by Gia Caldrone who has 2 RBI doubles in the 1st and 4th innings accounting for 4 runs. Julia Nutter hit a 3 run home run in the 2nd inning and had an RBI double in the 4th inning. Paige Ogden hit a solo home run in the 3rd inning. Destiny Goodnight scored 3 runs.

Ursuline’s Gia Caldrone

Emma Ericson led the way for Ursuline in the circle as she earned the complete-game victory by pitching 5 innings & allowing 0 runs on 2 hits, 1 walk & 9 strikeouts. No Beaver Local hitter had more than 2 at-bats in the game.
Morgan Boucher & Leah Pancake each had a double for Beaver Local.
Beaver Local is now 7-11 on the season & finish up the regular season Wednesday vs Harrison Central in the Buckeye 8 Conference Tournament and Thursday at Columbiana. The Beavers travel to  Indian Valley on Wednesday, May 8 in East District Tournament action.
*Contributed by YSN’s Jason Hannum

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