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Published: Monday, June 10, 2013 12:10 a.m. CST • Updated: Monday, June 10, 2013 12:14 a.m. CST

Nodaway Valley 11, Mount Ayr 1

MOUNT AYR — Josie Carter hit a home run and Megan Eblen drove in four runs to lead Nodaway Valley to an 11-1 win over Mount Ayr here on Thursday.

Paige McElfish struck out five Raiderette batters in the win and also stroked two doubles, driving in two runs. Sadie Harter and Sydney Reeves each hit a double and Megan Feick drove in one run.

Shelbie Greene took the loss for Mount Ayr in the pitching circle.

Nodaway Valley improved to 4-7 overall and 2-2 in the Pride of Iowa Conference with the win.

Lenox 15,

Bedford 13

BEDFORD — Lenox scored nine runs in the top of the sixth inning to take a 15-8 lead and held on for the 15-13 win over Bedford here on Thursday.

Bailey Schmitz drove in four runs for the Tigers, while Beth Christensen had three RBI and Lauren Hensley drove in two. Three other Tiger players had one RBI each.

Schmitz and Shantelle Brown each went 3-for-4 with a double.

Lauren Hensley picked up the win with five strikeouts and one walk. Bailey Rainforth pitched the seventh inning and picked up the save.

“A lot of runs, a lot of fun ... when you win!” Lenox head coach Tom Shields said.

Lenox improves to 5-2 overall and 4-0 in the Pride of Iowa Conference.

Murray 7,

Moravia 0

MORAVIA — Murray picked up a 7-0 win over Moravia here Thursday behind 14 strikeouts from Danielle McIntosh.

McIntosh moves to 4-0 for the season in the pitching circle. She allowed just one hit in the sixth inning.

Kate Patton had a triple and two runs batted in. McKenzie McIntosh drove in one run, collecting two hits including a double. Deena Snyder drove in one run. Cydney Hembry had two hits.

Murray improves to 7-1 for the season and 3-0 in the Bluegrass Conference.

Corning 3,

East Union 1

CORNING — Corning defeated East Union here Thursday, 3-1.

The Red Raiders improved to 3-6 with the win and 2-2 in the Pride of Iowa Conference. East Union dropped to 4-5 with the loss.

Sydney Pontius went 1-for-3 with an RBI double. Sierra Sleep was 2-3 with a double. Taylor Gaule and Sydney Maynes each singled and stole a base. Ella Akin hit a single.

Akin also gave up just one run on five hits, while striking out five in the win.

For East Union, Danielle Riley picked up two hits and drove in the only Eagle run. She also took the loss in the pitching circle, giving up three runs on six hits with four strikeouts.

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