Trimble County used a five-run outburst in the fourth inning to pull away for an 11-1 win over Southwestern in softball on Monday in Bedford.
The Raiders led 4-1 going into the frame and took complete control after. They scored two runs in the fifth to end the game on the mercy rule.
Jaelynn Holbrook was 2-for-2 with five RBIs for Trimble. Jocie Stucker was 2-for-2 with two RBI, Emma Ginn had a double and scored three times, Alyssa Ritchie had a double and an RBI, Maddie Nixon had a hit, an RBI and two runs, and Alanna Washington had a hit and a run.
Breona Brewer had a hit and an RBI for Southwestern, Ashley Fulton had a hit and scored a run and Rorie Scroggins and Jenna Owens each had hits.
Ritchie picked up the win, allowing one earned run on four hits in five innings with eight strikeouts. Fulton allowed six earned runs on five hits in three and a third innings and suffered the loss.
Ginn blasted two home runs and Fulton one as Trimble beat Owen County in a, 18-14 shootout at home on Monday.
Ginn was 4-for-4 with five RBIs and three runs scored in the game. She now has 14 home runs and 41 RBIs on the season, both of which ranked her second in the state.
Stucker was 3-for-5 with three doubles, three RBIs and two runs scored, Fulton was 2-for-5 with a home run, an RBI and two runs, Holbrook was 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and three runs scored, Nixon was 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI and two runs, Ritchie was 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI and a run, and Shelby Wright had a hit, two RBIs and a run scored.
Holbrook picked up the win in the circle after giving up just one hit in an inning and a two-thirds of scoreless relief.
Trimble scored a combined 36 runs and did not allow a hit in a doubleheader sweep of St. Henry on Wednesday, winning 17-1 and 19-3.
Fulton tossed a three-inning no-hitter and Trimble pounded out 12 hits in the game-one win.
Stucker was 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs, Ginn was 2-for-2 with two doubles, three RBIs and three runs scored, Courtney Douglas was 2-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and a run, Savannah Oldson was 2-for-2 with three RBIs and two runs, Holbrook had a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored, and Wright had a double, an RBI and a run.
Fulton struck out four and walked three while allowing one unearned run.
Ginn had a triple, drove in three runs and scored twice in the game-two win. Stucker had a double, an RBI and a run, Fulton had a hit, an RBI and two runs, Jayleigh Willis had a hit, an RBI and three runs, Holbrook had a hit and scored twice, and Nixon had a hit and an RBI.
Fulton and Holbrook combined on a three-inning no-hitter. Holbrook had a strikeout and six walks while allowing three runs in one inning. Fulton struck out two and walked one in two scoreless innings of relief and got the win.
Southwestern found itself on the wrong end of a 17-1 loss at Rising Sun on Wednesday.
Fulton had three hits for the Rebels while Chloey Leach had a hit and an RBI and Allie Birchfield had a hit and scored a run.
Leach suffered the loss after allowing four earned runs on six hits in two and a third innings with a strikeout and two walks.
Trimble, now 18-9 overall and 6-2 in the 31st District, traveled to Owen County on Thursday. The Raiders travel to Highlands Latin on Monday.
Southwestern, now 9-10 overall and 2-4 in the Ohio River Valley Conference, traveled to Rising Sun on Wednesday and heads to Jac-Cen-Del on Friday.