Madonna beats Linsly in opener

WHEELING – Amanda Paul ripped three singles and drove home two runs in Madonna’s 7-1 softball game over Linsly on Thursday.

On the mound, Amanda Pulice earned the win and tossed one strikeout.

Taylor Thompson had a single and triple for the Blue Dons (1-0), Emily Pietranton had an RBI and Montana Mascio reached base on a single.

Madonna is back in action Monday at Oak Glen with a 5:30 p.m. first pitch.

Madonna 7, Linsly 1

Madonna 400 21 7

Linsly 010 00 1

Madonna (1-0): Pulice (WP, 1K, 1BB) and Magnon; Thompson 1T, 3S, 2 RBI, Pietranton 1 RBI, Mascio 1S

Linsly (0-1): Johnson (LP, 8K, 5BB) and Muster.