BEAVER, Ohio — Meigs scored enough for two games.
The Meigs softball team was scheduled for a doubleheader at Pike Eastern Saturday, but due to rain just one game was completed. Meigs defeated the Lady Eagles 18-2 in five innings before the rain came in Pike County.
Meigs (11-8) scored once in the first to take the early lead 1-0. Eastern countered with a run of their own in the home half of the and knotted the game at one apiece.
The Lady Marauders regained the lead in the top of the third with three runs on two hits. Three straight hits in the top of the fourth led to five MHS runs and a 9-1 lead. EHS scored one in the home half of the fourth after MHS committed three consecutive errors.
Meigs combined seven hits with two walks in the top of the fifth and scored nine runs to expand its lead to 18-2. Eastern failed to rally in the home half of the fifth and fell to Meigs 18-2.
Haley English was credited with the win after pitching five innings, in which she gave up two runs, one earned, on three hits and two walks.
Tracket was credited with the loss in relief for EHS after giving up 17 runs on 13 hits and six walks in four innings of work.
Allyson Davis and Tanisha McKinney paced Meigs with three hits apiece, followed by Tess Phelps and Destiny Mullen with two hits each. Harley Fox, Emalee Glass, and Haley English each finished with one hit. Davis led MHS with four runs scored while Glass, and Cheyenne Beaver each scored three times.
Three EHS players finished with one hit apiece.
Meigs returns to action when it visits River Valley at 5 p.m. on Tuesday. MHS looks to complete the sweep of the Lady Marauders, as Meigs defeated RVHS 14-3 on April third.