Loffing, Whitcraft combine for no-hitter
West Liberty-Salem’s Rachel Loffing fires the first pitch of the third inning at home against Cedarville on Monday. Loffing combined for a no-hitter with teammate Camille Whitcraft in the Tigers’ 25-0 victory. (EXAMINER PHOTO | AARON LABATT)
Senior Rachel Loffing and freshman Camille Whitcraft combined for a no-hitter Tuesday to lead West Liberty-Salem’s softball team past visiting Cedarville 25-0 in an Ohio Heritage Conference victory.
The Tigers are now 7-7 overall and 5-2 in the OHC.
Loffing tossed four commanding innings with seven strikeouts and one walk to earn the win. Whitcraft pitched one spotless inning with a strikeout to close out the game.
The Tigers raced out to an 11-0 lead after the second inning. They piled up nine runs in the third inning for a 20-0 advantage and added five more runs in the fourth inning.
Loffing also led the offense, going 4-4 with a home run, a double and five RBI, while Kylie Gilroy went 3-5 with a home run and three RBI.
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