The wins keep coming even in the wind and snow. Wabash Valley took two games from Frontier College on Monday winning 14-0 and 8-0 with both games going only five innings. WVC outhit the Lady Bobcats 17 to 4 scoring two runs in the first, three in the second and eight in the third inning. Jade Montgomery got the win and is now 19-1. The two runs in the first were produced by a leadoff triple by Destinee Miles followed by a Paige Byrd single to score Miles. Byrd would score later in the inning on a groundout by Taylor Miles. The Lady Warriors batted around in the third with key hits by Hannah Shirley who got two hits and two RBI while Alexis Smith had two singles and three RBI and Madison Scott had a double and scored two runs. In the second game, the Lady Bobcats were able to get only a hit in five innings. Shirley was in the circle and pitched five innings and had five strikeouts. Shirley is now 12-2 on the season. Scott, Kyndell Ethridge, and Byrd were all 2-for-3 with RBI. Destinee Miles was 1-for-4 with three RBI. Byrd would double in the first inning then go to third on a wild pitch and scored on another wild pitch. In the second inning, Shirley got a double advanced to third on a single by Smith and scored on a single by Destinee Miles. In the third Megan Eder would double go to third on a wild pitch and scored on a groundout by Etheridge. Lady Warriors defeat Lincoln Trail The Lady Warriors picked up two more wins last Friday in Robinson. They defeated Lincoln Trail, 6-0 and 15-6. In the circle for the first game was Montgomery who worked seven innings allowed three hits and struck out 14 with no walks. Ethridge had a good game going three for four along with Taylor Miles. Smith was 2-for-4 with a double and Destinee Miles had a two-run homer in the sixth inning. Neither team could get on the board early in the game but in the fifth WVC scored four runs. Smith singled, Destinee Miles reached base on single, and Byrd would then get a two-run RBI hit. Eder followed with a triple to score Byrd. The last run scored on a single by Taylor Miles. The second game was a blowout and was played in five innings. The Lady Warriors had 19 hits. Eder had one of those special games hitting for the cycle. She had a single in the first inning, a triple in the second, a double in the third and finished it off with a grand slam in the fifth inning. Eder was 4-for-4 with nine RBI and scored four runs. Byrd was 4-for-4 and scored four runs, Ethridge was 3-for-4, and Destinee Miles and Taylor Miles were both 2-for-3. Destinee Miles also had a home run while Scott was 2-for-4 with a home run. Eder got the win and is now 3-4 this spring. Eder went four innings allowing three hits and two runs. Taylor Miles worked the fifth inning allowing four hits and four runs all the runs were unearned, and she had three strikeouts. Playing for Lincoln Trail is Mt. Carmel graduate Kylie Terrel who is the second baseman and has played in all 34 games. She bats second in the lineup and is hitting .339 with five home runs, nine doubles and leads the team in RBI with 22. WVC is at home Thursday in important GRAC doubleheader with John A. Logan. Then Saturday starts the end of the season run with four straight doubleheaders. It begins with their last road trip going to Southeastern. Then Sunday they will host Kaskaskia, Monday take on Lincoln Trail and then end the regular season with second place Lake Land College. The Region 24 begins on Friday, April 27 with WVC hosting one of the first round sites. The Warriors are 34-7 overall and 22-0 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference. The team has won 22 straight and 10-0 at home.
Warriors baseball team rolling
The Wabash Valley baseball team won four games last week to improve the team's record to 30-6 this season.
Last Wednesday, the Warriors defeated Frontier, 16-1, in seven innings. Tyson Scheumann was 2-for-5 with two runs scored and five RBI. Matt Burch was 3-for-4 with three runs scored and an RBI. Ronnie Allen was 2-for-4 with two runs, one RBI and a walk.
The Warriors played Shawnee in a three-game series. The first game, on the road, Wabash Valley won 11-1 in seven innings. Then on Friday, Wabash Valley won both games, 13-3. The first game was finished in seven innings while the second was completed in five.
In Game 1 the Warriors were led by Dylan Burris and his 3-for-4 performance at the dish. Burris scored two runs and finished with an RBI. Ryan Rivera ws 2-for-3 with a run scored and finished with three RBI. J. Paul Fullerton was 2-for-4 with an RBI