By Paul Lecker
COLBY — Ellayna Lyon and Marisa Johnson combined on a three-hit, five-inning shutout to lead the Spencer softball team to a 10-0 whipping of Colby in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division game Thursday at Colby High School.
Lyon allowed three hits and two walks in four innings, and Johnson had a flawless fifth to finish off the win for Spencer (7-2, 5-0 Cloverbelt East).
Brooke Kettleborough had a triple and three RBIs, and Johnson and Lindsey Vaughan each scored three times for Spencer.
“I thought Ellayna Lyon did a great job of locating pitches,” Spencer coach Jason Gorst said. “She was very effective tonight, and Marisa Johnson did a nice job finishing out the game.”
Spencer takes on second-place Gilman (9-3, 6-1 Cloverbelt East) on Friday at Gilman. The Rockets won the first game this season between the two teams 13-3.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Rockets 10, Hornets 0
Spencer 305 11 – 10 6 0
Colby 000 00 – 0 3 2
WP: Ellayna Lyon. LP: Samantha Hayes.
SO: Lyon (4 inn.) 3, Marissa Johnson (1 inn.) 0; Hayes 6. BB: Lyon 2, Johnson 0; Hayes 7.
Top hitters: S, Johnson 3 runs; Brooke Kettleborough 3B, 2 runs, 3 RBIs; Lindsey Vaughan 3 runs.
Records: Spencer 7-2, 5-0 Cloverbelt Conference East Division; Colby 0-5, 0-3 Cloverbelt East.