DIX – Waltonville’s Jaden Ellis and Rome’s Sadie Melott each threw gems in the circle Wednesday afternoon in Junior High Softball action.
In the end, the Hornettes pushed across the only run of the game for a 1-0 victory over Waltonville.
Melott allowed two hits, walked one and struck out 12 batters. Ellis surrendered one hit, struck out 16 hitters, but walked seven in the contest.
The Jr. Spartans were led on the offensive side by Alexis Allen’s single and Mackenzie Berkemeier’s double. Macey Prosise picked up the only hit for Rome.