Panthers chew up Mt. View, 18-4

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Jocelyne Rinker
PCHS junior Jocelyne Rinker belts a three-run homer in the second inning against Mt. View on Friday. Rinker went 4-for-4 on the day with 5 RBI.

~ PVN staff report

SHENANDOAH, April 29 — The Panthers sent 16 batters to the plate in the first inning against Mountain View on Friday. Page County produced 11 runs off nine hits in their first turn at the plate. The game would end by slaughter rule in the fifth, as the Panthers secured an 18-4 Bull Run District win.

Junior Jocelyne Rinker had a big day at the plate, going 4-for-4 with two singles, a double, a home run and five RBI. Senior Kirsten Hensley also went a perfect 4-for-4 with four singles and two RBI, while senior Taylor Umberger went 3-for-3 with three singles and two RBI.

The Panthers recorded a total of 17 hits on the day, spread out among seven players. Sophomore Arianna Roudabush picked up the win on the mound.

The Generals only produced six hits on the day, three of those in the first inning when Mountain View jumped out to an early 3-0 lead. The visiting team mustered one more run in the second inning, but went scoreless the rest of the way. Meanwhile, Page added five runs in the second and two more in the fourth.

With the loss, Mt. View drops to 0-9 in the Bull Run and 2-11 overall. Next up, the Generals host Central on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

With the win, the Panthers move to 6-2 in the district and 7-5 overall. Next up, Page County travels to Madison on Tuesday for a 6:30 p.m. game, before hosting Clarke County on Friday at 5:30 p.m.

For full schedules, rosters and standings — check out the Bull Run District website.



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