|A dozen Lady Rebs stranded on bags in loss to Dyer Co. |
South Fulton had little problem chasing runs home in a twinbill sweep over Halls (6-0, 3-0) Thursday.
Obion Central’s Kacee Eaves and Kristen Robertson slap hands prior to the team’s 2-1 loss Thursday against Dyer County.
However, Obion Central had much difficulty getting the key hit at the opportune time in a 2-1 District 13AA defeat to Dyer County.
In all, during Thursday’s 2-1 downfall, the Lady Rebels stranded 12 runners.
Starting pitcher Kacee Eaves was the victim of non-support with 11 strikeouts and only two hits allowed in the downfall to the Lady Choctaws.
Meanwhile, Central (12-24, 4-6 13AA) grinded out seven hits during the loss.
Today’s slate has SF entertaining Fulton City. Union City’s scheduled game against Westview has been canceled.
The following is a roundup of Thursday’s games as reported to The Messenger.
South Fulton 6-3, Halls 0-0
Devilette pitchers Melissa Reams and Haley McKinney combined to allowed just four hits with each gaining one victory in Thursday’s doubleheader sweep.
In the first game, Reams helped her own cause with a double that drove in a pair with Kayla Davidson good for a trio of runs batted in.
On the hill, Reams (9-2) allowed just a hit with four strikeouts over five innings of work.
Meanwhile, Kaci Daughtery, Paxton Sisson, Katie Bivens and Michelle Johnson rounded out the list of SF hitters with one hit.
In Game 2, Sisson chased a pair home with McKinney, Johnson, Davidson and Reams each recording a safety for South Fulton (15-6).
McKinney improved her personal mark to 3-4 with a pair of strikeouts and no walks allowed.
The Devilettes are now on a collision course with Union City for the first-place honors in the league’s North Division with a showdown at Graham Park set for Monday afternoon at 4:30.
Both teams have one loss in district play heading into Monday’s game.
Dyer Co. 2, Central 1
Lady Rebel catcher Lauren Robertson was a perfect 3-for-3 with a double in Thursday’s defeat.
Meanwhile, Eaves, Laykon Butler, Liesel Grossner and Kirstie Thetford each reached safely once for Obion Central.
The OC defense was solid in Thursday’s defeat with just one error, but that miscue was costly with one DC run scoring on a dropped fly ball.
The Lady Rebels return to action Monday in their regular season finale against Gibson County in Dyer.