O’NEILL – It was back to work for the Wayne High softball team during a week night road game opening their regular season conference schedule.
WHS visited O’Neill Tuesday evening.
The Blue Devils started off strong with a four-run opening inning. Following a pair of scoreless innings, Wayne High then added three runs in the fourth and one more run in the fifth to run-rule the Eagles 8-0. Wayne improves to 5-0 while O’Neill fell to 2-2.
Hope O’Reilly posted a single, double and RBI as Kendall Dorey singled, recorded a solo homerun and scored a team-high three runs for Wayne. Kayla Fleming and Aliah Schulz both doubled; Tori Kniesche singled and drove in a run as Brianna Nissen singled. Runs were also driven in by Hailey Schroeder and Brooklyn Kruse.
Tori Kniesche picked up the win in an inning and a third striking out four batters in 17 pitches. Dorey worked the final three and two-thirds striking out six batters and walking three.
1 2 3 4 5 R H E
4 0 0 3 1 8 8 0 – Wayne
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 – O’Neill
The Wayne High softball team will next compete in the LPS Invite this Saturday, August 31 from the Doris Bair Softball Complex. WHS will open with Waverly, followed by games against Lincoln Southwest and Elkhorn.
Arlington 11, West Point-Beemer 1
Guardian Angels Central Catholic 12, South Sioux City 0
Highway 91 21, Pierce 5
Twin River Triangular:
Logan View/Scribner-Snyder 10, NEN 9
NEN 7, Twin River 0
Twin River 12, Logan View/Scribner-Snyder 1