Rising Sun’s Lady Shiner softball team opened with a 22-1 home victory over Shawe on Friday, April 4, after the regular season
opener was rained out versus Oldenburg on Wednesday.
Rising Sun scored 22 runs on 10 hits and received 16 walks on the cold, damp evening. The game was moved back an hour in order
to allow the field to dry from the three days of rain.
Ace Alix DeDreu pitched two innings with Tiffany Vinup adding two more and freshman Claire Poling getting an inning of action.
Rising Sun scored 14 runs in the first, six in the second and two in the third while getting all of its players into the game
by the second inning.
Katie Jackson was 2-for-2 with a double and four RBIs while Haley Presley had a double, walk and four RBIs.
Senior Sydney Elliott had two hits including a double and three RBIs. Classmate Taylor Mullen had a hit and three RBIs. Sydney
Willhite had a pair of walks and scored twice.
DeDreu had a double, triple and three RBIs while Vinup had a double and two RBIs.
Bailee Bostic had a hit and two walks.
Alexis Davis, Claire Poling, Baylie Hunter and Kyla Willhite walkedÂ and Jessica Koons was hit by a pitch to force in a run.
The Shiners game Monday at Lawrenceburg was rained out and postponed until Tuesday.
They travel to Pendleton Saturday and return home to host Southwestern on Monday.