Alexis Ortiz struck out 15 in a two-hit shutout as Battery Creek blanked Thomas Heyward 9-0 in a clash of area softball powers Wednesday.
Ortiz issued one walk and hit one batter in the gem, and Journeigh Doray was 2-for-4 with a homer and four RBIs to lead the Dolphins at the plate. Kelsey Hill was 3-for-4 with an RBI, and McKenzie Young and Emily Crosby each went 2-for-4 and scored twice for Battery Creek.
The Dolphins (8-7) had a region doubleheader against Lake Marion rained out Tuesday. The Rebels (8-2) host John Paul II at April 23.
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