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Hudson softball team rolls past Elyria Catholic

Published: May 25, 2014 12:00 AM
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The host Hudson softball team improved to 9-14 overall after posting a 10-2 victory over Elyria Catholic May 21.

Senior right-hander Shayna Smith concluded her pitching career with a win in the circle. She gave up four hits and one earned runs and face 26 batters.

The standout hurler had nine strikeouts.

"It was a great way for her to finish as a pitcher at Hudson," first-year Lady Explorers head coach Don Sewell said.

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Nicole Means led the way with three hits, including a double.

The Lady Explorers fell to 3-6 in the Northeast Ohio Conference River Division after losing a 6-4 decision to Solon May 19 on the road.

Right-hander Nikki Turner came in the game as a reliever in the first inning. She got out of a base-loaded jam with two strikeouts and struck out 12 batters.Means had three hits.

Hudson was scheduled to conclude the season with a home date against River Division rival Mayfield May 23. Results were not available at press time.

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