By KEVIN HARRIS
NEW WASHINGTON – It has been a productive week on offense for the Jeffersonville Red Devils.
On Wednesday, Jeff improved its record to 5-4 with a convincing 22-2 victory at New Washington in five innings. This week, the Red Devils have outscored their two opponents 39-4. They won at Providence on Monday in five frames 17-2.
Sophomore Lizzy Coons was the leader of the Jeff bats. She went 4-for-5 with a double, a home run, five RBIs and three runs scored.
Teammate Lindsey Nelson and Nan Garcia each went 2-for-3 with four RBIs. One of Garcia’s hits was homer. Also for Jeff, senior Juliette Schuur went 2-for-6 and Meghan Lay was 2-for-2 with a homer and five RBIs.
Red Devil senior Jennah Tincher was the winning pitcher. She gave up two earned runs on four hits in a complete-game outing. Tincher struck out three and walked none, upping her record to 3-2.
Jeff will host Lanesville at 5:30 p.m. Friday. New Washington will travel to Madison for a 5 p.m. first pitch Monday.
JEFFERSONVILLE 22, NEW WASHINGTON 2
Jeff (12)81 01-22 15 1
New Washington 011 00- 2 4 9
W – Jennah Tincher (3-2). 2B – Lizzy Coons (J). HR – Coons (J), Meghan Lay (J), Nan Garcia (J).
Records – Jeff 5-4.