Banes and White Birch score softball wins

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 25 July 2023 at 8:33 am

Banes trimmed Poler’s Pub 11-9 and White Birch downed JR. Wilson 9-5 in Medina Women’s Softball League action Monday evening.

Banes 11, Poler’s Pub 9
Breaking away from an 8-8 tie, Banes regained the lead for good by scoring 3 runs on singles by Patti Page, Lindsay Chatt and Jami Chatt along with 2 walks.

Earlier, Banes built up an 8-3 lead by scoring 3 times in both the fourth and fifth innings. Singles by Rylee VanNostrand and Jen Masse, a walk and doubles by Morgan Allis and Connie Heschke keyed the fourth inning uprising while VanNostrand had a triple and Robin Blaun, Jami Chatt, Kathy Allen and Jen Masse had singles in the fifth.

Poler’s rallied to tie the contest at 8-8 by scoring 5 runs in the top of the sixth on singles by Kelly Jo Pritchard, Melissa Prince, Bridget Tower, Cathy Schmitt, Halle Deuil, Lindsay Ward and a double by Alishia Foss who also had an RBI triple on the day.

Lindsay Chatt, Jami Chatt 3-4, Rylee VanNostrand and Masse all finished with 3 hits for Banes which improves to 6-2.

White Birch 9, JR. Wilson 5

Ella Lewis and Jenahlee Riemer both had 3 singles, Aubrey Lewis, Alecia Hinkson, Kenze Muck, Brynn Howell 2 singles, Maddy Gardepe a double and single, Morgan Ralph a double and Maddy Boyle and Mallory Albone a single for White Birch.

Hinkson drove in 3 runs while Boyle, Riemer and Gardepe each plated one.