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Central scores five in ninth to win 5-0
Apr 19, 2007 12:00 am
LAVERGNE — Wilson Central and LaVergne were hooked up in a scoreless marathon until the Lady Wildcats broke loose in the ninth inning for a 5-0 win.
Leevie Greenwood, who broke the tie with a two-run triple, pitched the full nine innings, allowing four hits and a walk while striking out four as the Lady Wildcats climbed to 14-8 for the season and 6-2 in District 9-AAA going into tonight's 7 p.m. league showdown with visiting Beech.
Shelly Stewart and Savana Bell singled in the Central ninth and scored on Greenwood's triple. Caitlyn Bailey followed with an RBI double and scored when Courtney Billington's single was thrown away for a two-run error.
Greenwood had three of Central's 13 hits while Billington tripled and singled and Stewart singled twice.
Hall's aggressiveness, Reeder's pitching lifts Tigerettes to 3-2 triumph
WESTMORELAND — With her team tied in the seventh inning, Watertown's Olivia Hall took matters into her own feet Tuesday.
After doubling with two out in the seventh, Hall stole third base and kept right on running until she gave the Tigerettes a 3-2 lead in a game they won by that score over Westmoreland. She forced an errant throw and raced home to lift Watertown to 9-12 for the season and 3-3 in District 8-A.
Sarah Reeder pitched the full seven innings, allowing six hits and no walks while striking out seven.
Hannah Reeder walked in the Watertown third and was sacrificed by sister Sarah. Olivia Hall singled and stole second. Both scored on Sara Patchen's double to put the Tigerettes up 2-1.
Westmoreland tied the score 2-2 in the bottom of the third.
Hall went 3-for-4 with three stolen bases while Brittany Trusty finished 2-for-3 as the Tigerettes totaled eight hits.
Watertown will host Friendship Christian at 4 p.m. today in a makeup game at Three Forks Park.
Lady Commanders collect 20th triumph, top East Robertson in top-five showdown
In what Friendship Christian coach Erica Powell thinks could be a State Tournament preview, her Lady Commanders beat visiting East Robertson 6-1 in a battle of top-five teams Tuesday night.
Friendship trails only defending state champion Trinity Christian in one Class A poll while East Robertson is fourth.
Carrie Fry held the Lady Indians to six hits and two walks while striking out eight as the Lady Commanders climbed to 20-6 for the season.
Friendship wiped out a 1-0 Lady Indian lead with two runs in the fourth and four more in the sixth as the Lady Commanders collected 12 hits.
Shelby McDonald went 2-for-2 as she and Hailey Rutledge each had RBI singles in the fourth.
Rachel Tyler's RBI triple was the big hit in the sixth. Jessi Couch drew a bases-loaded walk, Kenzie Dye drove in a run on a groundout and Fry a sacrifice fly.
Camille Cross, Kelcey Lee and Lindsey Farmer each had two hits while Couch and Fry finished with one apiece.
Friendship will travel to Watertown's Three Forks Park today for a 4 p.m. District 8-A makeup game against the Tigerettes.
MJ's Morris no-hits Gallatin
GALLATIN — Shelby Morris fired a five-inning no-hitter Tuesday as her Mt. Juliet Lady Bears blanked Gallatin 12-0.
Morris was a second-inning walk from a perfect game as Mt. Juliet improved to 24-6 for the season and 6-1 in District 9-AAA. The junior struck out nine.
Caroline Mason hit the game's first pitch for a home run. She added another hit and two more RBI. Merrick Martin drove in four runs and Hannah Irwin two as each had two hits. Amy Buwalda hit a two-run single while Morris drove in a run on an error.
Bijan Stegall, Emily Lamon and Britney Young rounded out Mt. Juliet's 10-hit parade with one apiece.
Mt. Juliet will host Hendersonville at 4 p.m. Thursday at MJ League Park.
Lady Saints shut out by Gordonsville
SOUTH CARTHAGE — Mt. Juliet Christian was shut out 4-0 by Gordonsville on Tuesday at Crump Paris Park.
Paige Hudson took the loss, allowing five hits and six walks while striking out three as the Lady Saints slipped to 4-12 for the season and 2-5 in District 8-A.
Hannah Staggs and Leanna Sanders each singled twice and Hudaon and Danielle Adkisson once apiece for the Lady Saints, who struck out 11 times.
Mt. Juliet Christian will travel to Watertown's Three Forks Park on Thursday for a 4:30 p.m. district meeting with the Tigerettes.