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Solon splits with CCA

Lady Spartans rebound for 9-2 win in nightcap
Solon senior Jadyn Jeter had a double and two RBI in the Lady Spartans 9-2 win against Clear Creek Amana June 24 in Oxford.

OXFORD The Lady Spartans six-game win streak ended in Oxford.
The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity softball team took the opening game of a road doubleheader from Solon, 8-4, June 24, but the Lady Spartans bounced back with a convincing 9-2 victory in the nightcap.
In game one, Solon struck first, taking a 1-0 lead in the second inning.
But the Creek Girls grabbed control with four runs in the home half of the third.
Solon narrowed the gap to 4-3 with two runs in the top of the fourth, but the Clippers stormed back with two runs of their own in the bottom of the inning and tacked on insurance runs in the fifth and sixth.
Sophomore Carly Ellison and incoming freshman Kendall Jensen combined on the mound for the Lady Spartans. Ellison allowed three earned runs on two hits, while Jensen gave up eight runs (seven earned) on 10 hits.
Solons offense produced eight singles, two from freshman Hilary Wilson. Junior Monet Barnhouse added two RBI.
A six-run first inning featuring a base-clearing triple from sophomore Ava Stebral propelled the Lady Spartans in game two. Stebral finished the game with four RBI, going 2-3 at the plate and scoring twice. Senior Jadyn Jeter (two RBI), Wilson and Barnhouse came up with doubles. Senior Peyton Sands had two hits, an RBI and two runs scored.
Senior Kayla West went the distance against the No. 14 (4A) Creek Girls, striking out seven and walking three while allowing two unearned runs on four hits. The Clippers hit .154 against West, while the Lady Spartans came up with 10 hits, averaging .345 against CCAs pitchers.
CCAs runs came in the bottom of the third inning, but Solon added three runs in the top of the sixth to put the game out of reach.
Solon moved to 7-3 overall.