HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Lady Eagles drop 2 of 3 at Tri-State Showcase

Johnson Central bounced back from back-to-back losses to hammer Scott (WV), 17-5, in the Tri-State Showcase played at Boyd County High School on Saturday.

Emily Adkins belted a pair of long balls, scored three runs, and drove in seven as the Lady Eagles moved to 8-2. Clara Blair doubled, singled, scored three times and batted in four runs. Abigail Williams had three singles and knocked in three runs. Mayson Delong doubled in one run and scored twice.

Madelyn Vaughn was the winning pitcher.

At Cannonsburg


WP – Madelyn Vaughn

Hitting: Emily Adkins 2-HR, 1b, 3r, 7 RBI; Clara Blair 2b, 1b, 3r, 4 RBI; Abigail Williams 3-1b, 3 RBI; Mayson Delong 2b, 2r, 1 RBI; Macy Conley 1b, 2r, 1 RBI, Johnson Central.

Lincoln County, WV…..16

Johnson Central…….….10

Johnson Central and Lincoln County put on an offensive showcase as the Lady Eagles came out on the short end of a 16-10 matchup played as part of the Tri-State Showcase at Boyd County High School on Saturday.

Randi Delong had a big day for the Lady Eagles (7-2) with three dingers and seven RBIs. Chloe VanHoose added three singles and knocked in one run while Mayson Delong had three hits, including a double, and scored three runs. Jaden Bowling added two hits and one RBI.

Emily Adkins took the loss.

At Cannonsburg


LP – Emily Adkins

Hitting: Randi Delong 3-HR, 7 RBI; Chloe VanHoose 3-1b, 1 RBI; Mayson Delong 2b, 2-1b, 3r; Jaden Bowling 2-1b, 1 RBI, Johnson Central.



Johnson Central….0

Johnson Central pitcher Chloe VanHoose and Nitro hurler Lena Elkins matched pitch-for-pitch all game long before the Lady Wildcats pushed across the game’s only run in the fifth inning to hand the Lady Eagles their first loss this season in the opening round of the Tri-State Showcase played at Ashland-Blazer on Friday night.

Emily Adkins had two hits, including a double, as Johnson Central dropped to 7-1.

At Ashland


NT (2-0)….000  010  0 – 1-7-1

JC (7-1)…..000  000  0 – 0-4-2


WP – Lena Elkins

LP – Chloe VanHoose

Hitting: Emily Adkins 2b, 1b, Johnson Central.