THE DAILY INDEPENDENT
LOUISA Russell’s offense lifted off in the fourth inning and never descended in a 14-3 rout of Lawrence County on Thursday.
Haven Layne highlighted the Lady Devils’ performance with five strikeouts in the pitching circle and five RBIs in the batter’s box. She was 3 for 5 with a home run and a double.
Camryn Ratliff, Krissy Hall and Madison Darnelleach had three hits for Russell (18-8). Darnelldrove in three runs. Ali Hartman and Grace Osborn each went 2 for 4 with walks. Hartman, Russell’s left fielder, also made a diving catch to rob Ciana Bowen of a hit.
Lawrence County’s Halli Caudill and Amber Triplet recorded two hits apiece. Caudill scored twice.
Russell will have its Senior Day today at 3 p.m. against Johnson Central.
Lawrence County (24-7) is scheduled to visit Ashland today at 11 a.m.
RUSSELL 100334 3—1417 1 LAWRENCE 002000 1— 3 8 5 Layne and Ratliff; C. Bowen and Fletcher. W—Layne. L—C. Bowen. 2B—Layne (R). HR—Layne (R).