WEST MILTON – Miami East improved to 6-0 overall and 3-0 in the TRC with a 14-4 win over Milton-Union in six innings.
After a scoreless first inning, Miami East scored a run in the second, two in the third and four in the top of the fourth to build a 7-0 lead.
Milton-Union plated a run in the bottom of the fourth, but Miami East scored four more runs in the top of the fifth to go up 11-1 – leaving the Bulldogs just three outs to work with to prevent a run rule.
And the Lady Bulldogs were able to extend the game with a run in the bottom of the fifth, but Miami East scored three runs in the top of the sixth to push its lead to 14-2 to put the Lady Bulldogs into a run rule scenario once again.
Milton-Union continued to battle by scoring two runs in the bottom of the sixth, but it wasn’t enough to extend the game to a seventh inning.
For Milton-Union, Raegan Fulton had two hits, while Carly Zimmer, Miley Jones, Taylor Falb and Regan Robinson recorded hits.
Zimmer went three-and-one-third innings in the circle, while Fulton went two-and-two-thirds.
Miami East had 8 hits with Kalli Teeters, Abigail Kadel and Rachael Haak leading the way with two hits each. Teeters scored a run and drove in three more, while Kadel scored three runs and had two RBI. Haak scored a pair of runs to go along with two RBI as well.
Kyleigh Kirby went the distance in the circle as she allowed six hits and struck out seven batters.
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