Godfrey and Saints are sizzling

Red Hot Haley(photo by Ryan Northcote) Haley Godfrey showed some glove work playing third for the Melcher-Dallas Saints, but it was her bat that was sizzling hot in league wins over Orient-Macksburg and Diagonal on back-to-back nights.

Haley Godfrey carried the big stick to the plate as the Melcher-Dallas Saints literally crushed a pair of teams in the Bluegrass Conference last week.

The Saints beat up on Orient-Macksburg 12-0 Tuesday, June 4 at home and the very next night they hammered Diagonal by the same margin of 12-0.

Orient-Macksburg

As for Haley Godfrey, the sophomore, hit home runs on back-to-back nights.

The Saints scored all 12 runs against the Bulldogs in the first four innings of play as the game was called by the run rule after four complete.

Godfrey’s only hit against O-M was the home run as she drove in two runs.

Also driving in two hits were Angel Beaty and Gracie Mann, each had two hits.

Not to be outdone, Mann had a home run against the Bulldogs as well.

M-D pitcher Emilie Krpan tossed a two-hitter at the Bulldogs who saw their season record dip to 2-7 with the loss.

The two league wins propelled the Saints to a record of 5-1 overall.

Diagonal

The Saints had 12 runs in four innings of play against Diagonal as well in the back-to-back home games.

M-D had 13 hits against the Maroons. Again the biggest stick of all belonged to Godfrey as she hit a home run and drove in four runs for the night.

Godfrey was one of four M-D players with two hits each. Her other hit was a triple.

The others were Emilie Krpan, Kynser Reed and Brie Anna Remster.

M-D catcher Angel Beaty had three hits for M-D, one of them a double.

Not taking a backseat in the offensive slugfest for the Saints was star pitcher Emilie Krpan. Krpan twirled a 4-inning no hitter at Diagonal as she struck out 10 and walked nobody.

Odds and Ends

The Saints travel to Moravia to face the Mohawks in varsity softball action Friday, June 14.

Thursday, June 13, the Saints play host to Marion County and arch-rival Twin Cedars with varsity play slated for 7:30.