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DATE OPPONENT W/L
3/30 Versailles 9-0
4-3
4/2 Anna 12-0
4/4 @ Coldwater 10-0
4/5 @ New Bremen 5-0
4/6 Centerville (DH) 8-1
4-0
4/8 Minster 4-3
4/9 @ Tri-Village 4-1
4/13 Russia (DH) 12-1
11-0
4/18 Miami East 2-1
4/23 @ TC North 11-0
4/26 Arcanum 6-4
4/29 Ansonia 9-0
4/30 @ Bradford 4-0
5/1 @ Miss. Valley 11-1
5/2 Franklin Monroe 10-0
5/3 TV South 10-0
5/4 Celina (DH) 5-2
3-2
5/7 Newton 11-1
5/8 @ National Trail 16-0
5/9 @ Troy 4-0
5/11 @ Bethel 12-1
5/16 Botkins (T) 15-0
5/21 Russia (T) 12-2
5/25 FM (T) 17-0
5/30 Marion Local (T) 10-0
6/1 Triad (T) 4-2
6/6 Strasburg 0-3
*Re-scheduled or make-up games.
EXPERIENCE SHOWS IN WIN OVER FM...
The Covington Lady Buccs run-ruled a young Franklin Monroe team 10-0 in five innings to improve to 17-0 on the season.
Heidi Snipes slides into third for one of seven stolen bases by Covington.
MAY 2, 2013 - COVINGTON
Thursday's Cross County Conference matchup between Covington and Franklin Monroe was two teams at the opposite end of the spectrum.

Covington has a boat load of experience from a state final four team of a year ago, while Franklin Monroe is young and inexperienced.

And when you have that combination, a 10-0 run-rule game is the result.

"They're young," said Covington coach Dean Denlinger after his team improved to 17-0 on the season. "They have some very nice athletes and their coaches are teaching the right things, but our experience was the difference."

Covington took control of the game from the outset, shutting down the Jets in their first at bat and then scoring four runs in the bottom of the first.

After a scoreless second inning, Covington put three more runs on the board in the third and two in the fourth to take a commanding 9-0 lead.

From there, Denlinger let his younger kids take over and another run went on the board with a walk-off single by Morgan McReynolds.

"It's always nice to get everyone in the game," said Denlinger. "We had eighth hits tonight and eight different players got those hits. That's what team softball is all about when you can get that many kids contribute."

After a night off, Casey Yingst was her dominant self on the mound as she went the distance in recording the one-hitter. She struck out seven batters along the way and had a perfect game going into the top of the fifth.

Covington helped Yingst out at the plate by playing small ball to near perfection as the lone extra base hit was turned in by Heidi Snipes, who wrapped a double. Recording hits for Covington were Snipes, Jessie Shilt, Morgan Arbogast, Haley Adams, Morgan McReynolds, Jessie Crowell and Heidi Cron.

The Lady Buccs also stole seven bases in the outing.

Now 17-0, Covington hostst Twin Valley South tomorrow before a huge double-header with Celina on Saturday.

SCORING BY INNINGS:
Franklin Monroe …… 0 .. 0 .. 0 .. 0 .. 0 - 0 - 1 - 1
Covington ………….. 4 .. 0 .. 3 .. 2 .. 1 - 10 - 8 - 0

Jessica Dammeyer drives the ball against Franklin Monroe.