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Softball Wins Two Over Muskingum In Sunday Double-Header

Softball Wins Two Over Muskingum In Sunday Double-Header

(CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) - The Thomas More softball team improved to 11-7 overall on the season, defeating the now 16-4 Fightin' Muskies from Muskingum. The Saints defeated the Muskies 7-0 in game one and 15-7 in game two in only five innings. 


  • Andrea Gahan got the Saints on the board in the third inning, hitting a two run home run over the center field fence, scoring Alix DeDreu
  • Elana Harrison was caught stealing second which allowed Mary Beth Odom to steal home and put the Saints up 3-0.
  • In the fourth inning, Whitney Quillen advanced to second and Amanda Lloyd stole home on a passed ball by the catcher.
  • Gahan doubled to left center field, scoring Quillen to take a 5-0 lead. 
  • In the sixth inning, Gahan hit another home run over the right center field fence, scoring Lloyd to take a 7-0 lead and score the final runs of the game. 

  • Gahan hit two home runs in one game for the first time this season, and led the game with a season-high of five RBI's. 
  • DeDreu, Lloyd, and Gahan each hit for doubles in game one. 
  • Quillen, Kenzi Dickerson, and Sydney Turner each recorded one sacrifice bunt to advance a runner into scoring position.
  • Gahan went a perfect 4-4 at the plate, scoring two runs. 
  • Lloyd went 2-3 at the plate, eventually reaching home each time. 
  • DeDreu was on the mound in game one, facing 28 batters, allowing zero runs and recording eight strikeouts. 
  • The Saints had the 10-6 advantage in hits in game one. 


  • Muskingum scored first in the first inning, but the Saints answered with four runs in the bottom of the first to take the 4-1 lead. 
  • Mary Beth Odom hit a home run over the right center field fence, scoring DeDreu for the first two runs. 
  • Morgan Wells crushed a ball over the left field fence for her second home run of the season, scoring Dickerson to take the 4-1 lead. 
  • Gahan sinlged to right field, scoring Quillen and Maddie Johnson in the second inning. 
  • Dickerson connected for a home run over the left center field fence, scoring Odom and Gahan to take a 9-1 lead. 
  • Muskingum found their bats in the third inning, scoring six to cut the Saints' lead to two, 9-7, heading into the fourth inning. 
  • In the fifth inning, the Saints settled in at the plate, scoring six to win the game in five. 
  • Lloyd singled up the middle, moving Wells to second, Lindsey Meier to third, and scoring Odom.
  • Harrison singled to the shortstop, advancing Lloyd to second, moving Taylor Peterson to third, and scoring Meier
  • Johnson reached first on a walk, moving Harrison to second, Lloyd to third, and scoring Peterson.
  • Quillen was hit by a pitch, advancing Johnson to second, Baylee Hobeika to third, and scoring Lloyd.
  • Quillen stole second, Johnson stole third, and Hobeika stole home on a passed ball by the catcher. 
  • Gahan grounded out to second base, moving DeDreu to second and scoring Quillen for the game winning run. 

  • Eight different Saints recorded RBI's in game two, four of which recorded multiple. 
  • Odom, Dickerson, and Wells all hit home runs in the game. 
  • Wells and Dickerson led the team with two hits each, with Dickerson and Gahan with the team-high of three RBI's each.
  • Dickerson also went a perfect 2-2 at the plate. 
  • Hannah Sprague started on the mound for the Saints, facing 14 batters, allowing five runs and striking out two batters.
  • Kianah Towe came in for Sprague, allowing two runs, facing 12 batters. 
  • The Saints and the Muskies each recorded 11 hits in the game. 

  • The Saints hit the road, heading to Hanover for a double-header on Mar. 27.