Lady Cubs power past the Wildcats

Register Sports Editor

HUMBOLDT — Humboldt High’s Lady Cubs dispatched Tri-Valley League rivals, the Yates Center High Wildcats with solid pitching and hitting Thursday.
The Lady Cubs got a one-hit, shutout pitching performance from Megan Dillow in the first game, winning 11-0. Humboldt had 14 hits in the contest.
Dillow walked one batter and struck out five in the five-inning game. She also had three singles and four stolen bases.
Kelci Owens had two doubles and a triple. Lenzie Boring had a single and a double and Callie Umholtz tripled. Hitting a single each were Bailey Myers, Melissa Davidson, Rachel Green, Hannah McCall and Taylyn Wells.
“The girls continue to hit the ball hard,” said Brad Piley, Humboldt head coach.
In the second game, Boring was the winning pitcher in a 14-0 win in five innings. She gave up three hits and struck out 10.
“Lenzie has been battling injuries for the last two weeks. She was happy she got to pitch Thursday and she did a great job,” Piley said.
Again, the Lady Cubs pounded out double-digit hits as a team, 13. Dillow had a home run and a single while Umholtz and Davidson had a single and a double each.
Green and Wells had two singles apiece. Owens, Boring and Myers had a single each.
There was no information on Yates Center available to the Register.
Humboldt is 8-0 in TVL play and 10-0 overall.