Salem softball takes 2 today in Tennessee


PIDGEON FORCE, Tennessee (WKBN) – Salem takes both games today in the Ripken Experience to improve their record to 9-4. 

In the first contest of the day, the Lady Quakers topped Palmetto Ridge – 15-2. Jenna McClish, Taylor Thorpe, and Bailee Thorn all hit a homerun. McClish finished with 3 hits along with Elly Exline while Madison Markovich, Hannah Kelm, Thorpe and Thorn had 2 base hits. In the circle, Thorpe struck out 13 while pitching the complete-game win.

In the second game, Salem shut out Campbell County (TN) – 12-0. Taylor Thorpe pitched the first two innings, striking out all 6 batters that she got out. Elly Exline homered. Brooke Veglia closed out the contest with a pair of triples. 

The Quakers have won 6 straight and have won all four of the outings in Tennessee. 

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