Clear Fork gets two more softball wins to improve to 6-0


BELLVILLE — Clear Fork knocked off Black River and Loudonville over the weekend in non-league softball action to remain perfect on the season.

The Lady Colts shut out Loudonville 10-0 on the strength of McKenzie Baker’s one-hitter.

Against the Redbirds, Clear Fork scattered six hits, including a home run by Haylie Miller, who had two RBIs, and two singles by Carson Crowner. Darian Gottfried, Emma Keene and Whitney Snavely had the other hits. Macy Wade had two RBIs, and Zara Thomas and Baker knocked in runs.

Baker struck out two and didn’t walk anyone in going the distance vs. Loudonville.

Against Black River, Clear Fork jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning en route to a 6-2 victory.

Gottfried gave up just six hits in going the distance and picking up the pitching win for the Colts. She struck out six and didn’t walk a batter.

Black River scored two runs in the sixth inning. But the Lady Colts ended any thought of a Black River comeback by adding two more runs in the bottom of the inning, and Gottfried finished the game unscathed.

The Colts did commit four errors in the game.

On offense, Wade had the big bat, with a home and two RBIs. Brooke Robinson also knocked in two runs. She had a single, as did Gottfried, Thomas and Baker. Snavely chipped in with a double.

Staff report

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