WELCH — Olivia Pitcher struck out six, walked one and blanked Colcord on three hits as Welch chalked up an 8-0 victory here Tuesday. Aug. 15.

The Lady Wildcats gave Pitcher a 3-0 lead in the first inning then pushed the lead to 7-0 in the second.

They got a final run in the fourth frame.

Olivia Chenoweth had a triple, double and single for Welch. Ashlee Morgan added two triples and Cheyenne Johns had two singles.

Hailey Haskell and Maddison Horton chipped in with a single each.

Welch 8, Afton 0

The Lady Eagles managed only one hit off Pitcher — a single by Carlee Shinn.

Pitcher logged eight strikeouts and walked three.

Welch erupted for six runs in the first inning then added single runs in the second and fourth.

Brennae Perkins got two doubles to pace an eight-hit Welch attack.

Pitcher doubled and Olivia Chenoweth, Horton, Maddie Schaper and Johns chipped in with a single each.