By Don Chipman
After dropping the season opener to Carrollton 10-1, the Lady Trojans picked up a 6-5 win over Greenfield/NW and a 6-5 decision over North Greene to raise their record to 2-1 for the young season.
Triopia vs. Carrollton
In the season opener, the Lady Trojans were pounded 10-1 by the Carrollton Lady Hawks in five innings, with the game shortened due to the Mercy Rule. Elizabeth Werries took the loss for the Lady Blue.
Triopia collected only four hits in the 10-1 loss, being led by Emily Burns who went 2-3 and scored the lone Lady Blue run on Elizabeth Werries’ RBI triple in the top of the first inning, however the lead was short-lived as Carrollton answered back with a four-run bottom of the inning rally.
The hosts added three more runs in the second, and closed out the scoring with three more in the third to run the final verdict to 11-1
Triopia 100 00—1 4 3
Carrollton 433 01—11 8 1
Multiple Hits-Emily Burns 2 (T)
Record: Triopia 0-1
Triopia vs. Greenfield/NW
The Lady Trojans had to go extra innings to pick up their first win of the season, scoring three runs in the seventh to tie the game at 5-5, and then won it in the eighth, 6-5. Elizabeth Werries picked up the win for Triopia.
Greenfield/NW was able to build a 5-0 lead when they scored one run in the first and added three more in the fourth, and one in the fifth for the 5-0 lead.
Triopia bats finally woke up in the top of the sixth when they pushed across two runs. Emily Campbell opened the inning with a walk, and with one out, Brooklyn Knapp singled and stole second. Campbell scored on an error and Knapp rode home on a RBI single by Megan Burns.
The Lady Blue rallied to tie the game at 5-5 with a three-run outburst in the top of the seventh. Danielle Hancock reached on an error by the shortstop, and Shelby Campbell was safe on a fielder’s choice. Kasey Harris ripped a double to score Hancock, and Emily Burns delivered a two-run double scoring Campbell and Harris to send the game into extra innings.
Lauren O’Daniell opened the eighth with a walk, moved up on a fielder’s choice, and scored on an error by the third baseman to give the Lady Blue the 6-5 victory.
Triopia 000 002 31—6 10 6
G’field 100 310 00—5 8 4
2B-Emily Burns, K. Harris (T)
Multi-Hits-K. Harris, M. Burns (T)
RBI-Knapp, E. Burns 2, M. Burns (T)
Record: Triopia 1-1
Triopia vs. N. Greene
The Lady Trojans jumped all over N. Greene in the first inning scoring five runs enroute to a 6-2 win over the Lady Spartans. Elizabeth Werries (2-1) picked up the win for the Lady Blue.
Emily Burns, Lauren O’Daniell, Megan Burns, Werries, and Danielle Hancock all scored in the first inning, with M. Burns, Werries and Hancock all credited with RBI’s.
The Lady Blue made it 6-0 with a run in the second, when E. Burns walked moved up on a sacrifice by O’Daniell and scored on two passed balls.
North Greene’s two runs came in the top of the fifth inning, but it was too little, too late.
Triopia was able to make the most of just three hits in the contest; Megan Burns had a single and a two-bagger, while Brooklyn Knapp banged out a single for the winners. N. Greene hurlers issued six walks in the contest, plus a hit batter.
N. Greene 000 020—2 4 1
Triopia 510 000—6 3 0
WP-E. Werries (T)
2B-Megan Burns (T)
RBI-D. Hancock, M. Burns
Runs-E. Burns 2, O’Daniell, M. Burns, Hancock, Werries (T)
Record: Triopia 2-1
Triopia vs. Calhoun
This Monday the Lady
Warriors of Calhoun clobbered the Lady Trojans by a 16-3 on the mercy rule in 5-innings in a game played at Triopidae.
Elizabeth Werries took the loss for the Lady Blue to even her record at 2-2 for th year.
Grace Baalman was too much for the hosts as she carved out a two-hitter, while sending nine batters down via the strikeout route, while walking two walking
The Lady Warriors took matters into their own hand, by putting a 5-run outburst on the scoreboard in the top of the first inning.
The Lady Trojans claim to fame came in the bottom of th first when Megan Burns socked a two run blast, following a leadoff walk to Emily Burns. The other hit by the Lady Blue came in the bottom of the fourth when Lauren O’Daniell singled but was left stranded.
Calhoun 516 13–16 10 1
Triopia.............201 00– 3 2 3
WP-G. Baalman;LP–E Werries
RBI-M. Burns 2
Record: -Triopia 2-2