Freshman pitcher Jordyn Barga fired a no-hitter at Seton Catholic Wednesday evening as the Lady Bears rolled to a 14-1 victory.
Barga allowed no hits, no earned runs, and fanned 8 batters in earning the victory. She struckout 2 batters in each of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd innings. The freshman Lady Bear also helped her own cause at the plate with 3 hits and 3 RBI’s.
Monroe Central took care of business in the first inning racing out to a 6-0 lead. Faith Cope was hit by a pitch to open the game and scored on Jojo Peckham’s base hit. Mikaela McGrath walked followed by Barga’s 2-run double. Samantha Roderick singled scoring Barga. Wihthbases loaded and the batting order turned over, Cope took an RBI walk. The inning only ended when Cassi Buis was hit by a ball “in play”.
In the 2nd inning, Peckham doubled, McGrath collected an RBI single, and Roderick hit a sacrifice fly to make it an 8-0 game. Ashleigh Comer then punched a double to left center but was stranded at 2nd base.
The Lady Bears added to their lead in the 3rd as Cope singled and scored on a triple from McGrath. Barga then singled to make it a 10-0 contest.
Seton scored their only run of the game in the 3rd as two hit batters, a passed ball and an error got them on the board,
In the 4th, Comer and Alexis Paine had back-to-back singles, and an errant throw allowed both to score on a ball hit by Abreana Gaddis. The Lady Bears added a run in the 5th when Barga singled and eventually scored on another errant throw from Seton.