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Solon remained red-hot on Thursday pushing its season-best winning streak to 13 in a row with a doubleheader sweep of Vinton-Shellsburg in Solon.
Class 3A No. 8 Solon won the opener 10-0 in five innings and took the nightcap 5-0 to complete its third WAMAC Conference doubleheader sweep of the week.
Solon improved to 20-5 on the season and 14-4 in WAMAC play while Vinton-Shellsburg dropped to 6-17 and 2-12 in conference games.
Spartan pitchers Kendall Jensen and Carly Ellison held Vinton-Shellsburg to four combined hits in the doubleheader as Solon posted its third and fourth shutouts of the season.
Jensen spun a one-hitter in the opener, striking out two and walking one.
Hilary Wilson went 3-for-3 with a home run, two runs scored and two RBI in the game one win while Sarah Heick was 3-for-3 with a double and three runs scored.
Monet Barnhouse and Jensen each had two hits and drove in two runs and Jada Buffington had two hits, scored a run and drove in a run.
Tiffany Primmer had a hit and an RBI and Ava Stebral had a hit and scored a run.
Ellison struck out four in a three-hit shutout in game as Solon completed the sweep.
Ellison had a hit and drove in two runs while Heick was 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI.
Camryn Keith doubled and drove in a run, Stebral had a hit and drove in a run and Wilson and Primmer each had hits and scored runs.
Vinton-Shellsburg 000 00 – 0 1 2
Solon 312 13 – 10 14 1
W – Kendall Jensen L – Anna Becker
2B – SOL: Sarah Heick, Jada Buffington, Kendall Jensen
HR – SOL: Hilary Wilson
Vinton-Shellsburg 000 000 0 – 0 3 0
Solon 011 030 x – 5 9 0
W – Carly Ellison L – Grayce McClintock
2B – SOL: Camryn Keith