O'Fallon: Sports

Softball Panthers split decisions in two games last week

Zoie Howard tip-toes past Edwardsville's catcher to score the Panthers' third and final run against the Tigers on May 15.
Zoie Howard tip-toes past Edwardsville's catcher to score the Panthers' third and final run against the Tigers on May 15. clibbra@bnd.com

The O'Fallon Township softball team went 1-1 last week, falling to conference foe Edwardsville on Tuesday at home , then scoring a lopsided victory in a non-conference match-up with Mount Vernon on Wednesday.

Edwardsville banged out 17 hits, including three home runs, to improve its Southwestern Conference mark to 13-0 with a 10-3 victory on May 15 at the OTHS Milburn Campus. Six Tigers had multiple-hit games. As a team, Edwardsville is hitting just over .370 on the season.

Anna Burke (3-for-5), Emma Lewis (2-for-4) and Maria Smith (3-for-4) all had home runs for the Tigers.

Miley Brunner (2-for-4) had a home run for OTHS.

Kelly Short also had two hits for O’Fallon, including a double.

Hayleigh Juenger had the only other OTHS hit, a single.

But the Panthers turned the tide the next day against Mount Vernon. OTHS had 13 hits against the Rams, including four doubles and a triple.

Short (double, two RBIs, run) and Ashley Schloer (double, triple, two runs, walk) had three hits each for the Panthers.

Brunner had two hits, including a double. She also scored twice, stole a base and knocked in four.

Caroline Keller also had two hits, including a double. She also scored twice and had an RBI.

Kaitlin Moore had two singles, a run, a walk, and a stolen base.

Others collecting singles for OTHS were Taylor VanAusdall (two runs, walk), Courtney Keller (run, RBI) and Jade Williams (RBI, stolen base).

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