Long Collects Five Hits as Edison State Defeats UC–Clermont

Lexie Long
Lexie Long

Five hits from Lexie Long helped lead the way for the Edison State Community College Lady Chargers over the University of Cincinnati–Clermont 23-4 on Sunday. Long doubled in the first, doubled in the first, singled in the third, singled in the sixth, and homered in the sixth.

The University of Cincinnati–Clermont scored four runs in the fifth inning, but Edison State still managed to pull out the victory. Mikayla Carpenter, Sam Beach, and Kylie Dollen Meyer all drove in runs in the frame. 

In the first inning, Edison State got their offense started when Wendy Hawk doubled on a 0-2 count, scoring two runs. 

The Lady Chargers notched 12 runs in the sixth inning. Edison State big bats were led by Mackenzie SmithLexie Romine, Wendy HawkKacie TackettTori Smith, and Adrianna Hicks, who all drove in runs. 

Mackenzie Smith took the win for Edison State, allowing zero hits and zero runs over four innings, striking out three. Adrianna Hicks threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen. 

Danielle Cooper took the loss for the University of Cincinnati–Clermont. She lasted five innings, allowing 13 hits and 15 runs while striking out one.

#18 started the game for University of Cincinnati–Clermont. She surrendered eight runs on eight hits over one inning

Edison State tallied one home run on the day. Lexie Long had a homer in the sixth inning. 

Edison State Community College totaled 21 hits. Lexie Long, Alexis RomineMackenzie Smith, Tori SmithAdrianna HicksMaddie White, and Wendy Hawk all collected multiple hits for the Lady Chargers. Lexie Long went 5-for-6 at the plate to lead Edison State in hits. 

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