Bulldogs handle Wa-Hi JV in softball playite Waitsburg-Prescott in state grid semifinal


DAYTON - Shelby Smith was 3-for-3 at the plate, including a solo home run, and Kayla Turner went the distance in the circle as Dayton defeated Wa-Hi's junior varsity squad, 5-3, here Thursday.

"Shelby had a fantastic day at the plate," Dayton assistant coach Desirae Robbins said. "The girls really stepped up and got hits when we needed hits. There were a couple of mental lapses, but that will come with time."

Turner had three strikeouts and two walks while giving up six Blue Devil hits.

Dayton, now 3-0 on the season, travels to Pomeroy for a non-league game at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Dayton 5, Wa-Hi JV 3

Wa-Hi JV 000 010 2 - 3 6 2

Dayton 004 100 x - 5 9 2

Aichele and Riggs, Smyth (5). Turner and Umeda.

HR - Day: Smith.

Hits - Wa-Hi JV: Schultz, Aichele, Clark, Smyth, Norby, Alvarez. Day: Harting, Umeda, Lambert 2, Turner, Tate, Smith 3.


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