Moriarty’s 4 hits, 3 RBIs help Valley improve to 3-0 in TRC
Benn, Smith add 2 RBIs each
BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS
Sports Editor, RTC
Tippecanoe Valley 13, Peru 3 (Wednesday): Molly Moriarty went 4 for 4 with three RBIs, and Brittany Benn and Dalynne Bussard had three hits each for the Valley softball team in a Three Rivers Conference road win over Peru Wednesday.
Benn and Madi Smith had two RBIs each. Bussard also had an RBI. Smith had a single and a double.
Mackaylie Costello had two hits and an RBI. Maddie Thompson also had a hit and an RBI as part of the Lady Vikings’ 15-hit attack.
Moriarty had two singles and two doubles.
Corinna Stiles scored two runs at the plate and also pitched a seven-hitter in the circle for the win. She allowed two earned runs while walking three and striking out seven.
Emily Ream went 3 for 3 with two RBIs for Peru.
Valley took the lead for good at 3-2 with two runs in the fourth. They added three in the fourth, four in the sixth and three in the seventh.
Valley improved to 8-3 overall and 3-0 in the TRC. North Miami is the only other team in the conference that is 3-0, and Valley will travel to North Miami on Monday.
Valley 13, Peru 3
Valley 102 304 3 – 13
Peru 110 010 0 – 3
WP – Corinna Stiles (7 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 7 K)
LP – Johnson (4 IP, 9 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 1 K)
2B – Molly Moriarty 2 (TV), Madi Smith (TV), Johnson (PERU), Correll (PERU)
3B – Dalynne Bussard (TV)