SULLY — Sophomore Denali Conover threw a perfect game in a run-ruled three inning win — 17-0 — over Tri-County for Lynnville-Sully’s Class 1A 12th-ranked Hawk softball team. It was her second no-hitter of the season.
Also on Monday at home, the Hawk baseball team beat Tri-County in four innings, 16-1, with eighth-grader Conner Maston on the mound. The win broke a seven-game losing skid by the Hawks.
The Hawk softball team is undefeated in SICL play at 9-0 and 13-4 overall. Lynnville-Sully’s baseball team is 2-7 in conference play and 3-10 overall.
Lynnville-Sully’s teams host West Marshall’s squads on Tuesday in non-conference play. The varsity games begin at 6 p.m. in Sully.
The Hawk baseball team scored 13 runs in the first inning, two in the second and one in the third. Tri-County plated its run in the fourth.
Maston worked three scoreless innings, allowing three hits and striking out four. Evan Squires pitched one inning, allowing one run on two hits and striking out three. While the Hawk pitchers issued no walks, Tri-County’s pitchers gave up 10 base-on-balls.
Lynnville-Sully had nine hits and nine stolen bases in the game. Squires had a double and a single with four RBIs. Bray Noun Harder had two singles and three stolen bases.
Blake Rea hit two singles. Hitting a single each were Slater Young, Kinnick McFarland and Nick Rea.
Conover had three strikeouts in her three innings of perfect work. The Hawk softball team led 5-0 after one inning then scored 12 runs in the second.
Leading the 13-hit offense was Conover going 3-for-3 with two singles and a double. Mallory Loftus, Shiloh Cunningham and Laci Keen each had two base hits.
Megan Van Zante, Korinne Jansen, Janelle Rozendaal and Kaleah Ehresman had a single apiece. Ehresman and Cayler Noun Harder each had two stolen bases.
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