Prep Tuesday: Some area teams able to play
Gillespie 14, Auburn 3
AUBURN – Gillespie’s softball team moved to 3-0 Tuesday afternoon with a 14-3 five-inning win at Auburn.
The Miners scored the first 10 runs of the game, and added four runs in the fifth to offset a three-run third by the Trojans.
Mackenzie Kasarda doubled, tripled, homered and drove in four runs, scoring three times for Gillespie.
Rylee Jarman had a triple, two singles and two runs; Mikala Hayes had a triple, single, three runs and two RBIs; Rylee Sarti had a double, two singles two runs and two RBIs and Shelby Taylor scored twice.
Karlie Mackenzie had a three-run triple for Auburn.
Sydney Henrichs struck out 11, walked seven and allowed three hits over five innings.
Edinburg 17, North Mac 0
EDINBURG – Isabelle Sunders homered, tripled and drove in five runs as Edinburg’s softball team defeated North Mac on Tuesday.
North Mac (1-1) was held hitless by Sam Sabo, who walked four and struck out three.
Greenfield/NW 12, Griggsville-Perry 1
GRIGGSVILLE – Eight errors hurt the host Tornadoes as they lost a home conference game to Greenfield-Northwestern Tuesday.
The Tigers scored three runs in all four odd-numbered innings – the first, third, fifth and seventh – to pull out the win.
Kassidy Walters had two doubles for the Tigers (3-0, 3-0 in conference).
North Mac 9, Edinburg 3
EDINBURG – North Mac won its first game of the season on the baseball diamond, holding off Edinburg Tuesday.
The Panthers led 5-3 after six and then scored four in the seventh to pull away.
Jake VanAusdall had a double and two RBIs for North Mac. Grant Thoroman had two RBIs and two runs scored. Matthew Hendricks had two hits, two runs and two RBIs.
VanAusdall went the first six innings, sriking out nine and allowing two earned runs on three hits.
Greenfield/NW 16, Griggsville-Perry 2
GRIGGSVILLE – Greenfield/Northwestern took momentum from a comeback win Saturday at the Jacksonville Jamboree at Lenz Field to beat Griggsville-Perry in conference action Tuesday afternoon.
It was a 3-2 Tigers lead when they scored 13 runs over the last three innings. Jacob Lansaw and Hayden Lansaw both homered, with H.Lansaw scoring twice, collecting three hits and driving in three.
J.Lansaw had three hits, three runs and three RBIs. Wade Stuart hit two doubles, two singles, scored three and drove in three runs. Blake Woelfel had a single, triple and two runs. Matt Walker had two RBIs and Devin Chaudoin had two hits for GFNW (2-4).
H.Lansaw got the win, striking out nine over six innings, allowing two runs on six hits.
In Saturday’s game in Jacksonville, the Greenfield/Northwestern team trailed 14-9 entering the top of the seventh, but scored eight times to pull out a 17-14 win over ROWVA/Williamsfield.
Blake Meyer had three hits, including a triple, scored twice and drove in two. H.Lansaw had two hits, two runs and three RBIs. Woelfel, Chaudoin and Clayton Woods all had two RBIs and Walker scored three runs.
Staunton 3, Gillespie 1
GILLESPIE – Staunton’s girls soccer team opened the season by beating Gillespie 3-1 on Tuesday.
The Miners, who went 1-2 in the Centralia tournament, was scoreless at halftime but the Bulldogs scored three tallies in the second half.
Mia Ross, Paige Scroggins and Emily Stanton all scored for Staunton, with Ross and Hollie Bekeske picking up assists. Staunton put 18 shots on goal.
Taryn Russell made 12 saves for Staunton (1-0, 1-0 SCC).