High school roundup: Oran escapes with 9-8 win in opener

Wednesday, August 24, 2011
St. Vincent's Brooke Monier scores as Oran catcher Allie Cummins is unable to handle the throw during the third inning Tuesday in Oran, Mo. (Laura Simon)

Oran scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning on an error to defeat visiting St. Vincent in softball action Tuesday.

The Eagles opened a five-run lead after two innings, but the Indians climbed back into it and tied the game with a run in the top of the sixth. But Oran managed to escape with the 9-8 win in its season opener.

Addie Kielhofner went 4 for 4 with two doubles, while Baily Carlyle added two hits in the win.

Chrissy Sauceda went 2 for 4 for the Eagles.

Morgan Todt struck out four in a winning effort.

Oran baserunner Baily Carlyle prepares to slide into third base Tuesday during the Eagles' 9-8 victory against St. Vincent in Oran, Mo.

Abby Ruessler smacked two doubles and one triple for the Indians.

St. Vincent2111210--893

WP -- Morgan Todt, 1-0. LP -- Nicole Pruett. 3B -- Kayla Seabaugh (SV), Abby Ruessler (SV). 2B -- Ruessler 2 (SV), Addie Kielhofner 2 (O). Multiple hits -- St. Vincent: Seabaugh 2-5, Ruessler 3-4; Oran: Kielhofner 4-4, Baily Carlyle 2-3, Chrissy Sauceda 2-4. Records -- St. Vincent 1-1, Oran 1-0.

Kelly 10, Chaffee 2

Jade Rampley and Sydney Vinyard drove in two runs apiece to lead the host Hawks to their second victory of the season.

Rampley went 2 for 4, while Vinyard went 1 for 3 with a double.

Kristy Brucker struck out three for the win.

Adrienne Eichhorn doubled for Chaffee (1-1).

WP -- Kristi Brucker, 2-0. LP -- Kaitlin McFerron, 0-1. 2B -- Sydney Vinyard (K), Worth (K), Adrienne Eichhorn (C). Multiple hits -- Kelly: Vinyard 1-3, Jade Rampley 2-4, Emily Grojean 2-4. Records -- Chaffee 1-1, Kelly 2-0.

-- From staff reports

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