|Host shows UC, SF the door |
|Posted: Monday, April 19, 2010 5:14 pm |
|Westview showed South Fulton and Union City little hospitality at the Maddie Memorial Tournament on Saturday. |
The host Lady Chargers eliminated SF with a 5-3 decision in the quarterfinals and knocked UC from the tourney after a 1-0 win in the first round.
Other action at the Martin tournament had South Fulton a 9-2 victor over Gibson County in the first round. In pool play on Saturday, the Devilettes defeated perennial Class A powerhouse Huntingdon 5-0. SF lost both of its Friday contests, blanked 1-0 by Graves County and defeated 4-1 by Milan.
Meanwhile, Union City downed South Gibson 6-1 in Saturday pool play action. On Friday, the Lady Twisters battered Carlisle County 12-0, but fell 3-0 to Murray.
Obion Central was also in action over the weekend, going 3-2-1 at the Duff Tournament in Cookeville. The Lady Rebels were edged (6-5) by Stone Memorial on Saturday. Prior to that defeat, OC had beaten Gordonsville 6-4, Hendersonville 4-2 and Clay County 10-2.
The Lady Rebels’ only other loss was a 7-6 defeat on Friday to Upperman. OC also finished in a scoreless tie with Cookeville.
Today’s softball slate has Union City at Trenton, Westview at OC and Mayfield at SF.
Errors haunt SF
South Fulton committed six errors — a big no-no against a Westview team that has advanced to the Class A State Tournament in each of the past three years.
Losing pitcher Haley McKinney (9-5) allowed just three earned runs.
Kacie Daugherty was 2-for-3 against the Lady Chargers with one run batted in, while Paxton Sisson chased in a tally and Chelsie Pitts finished a perfect 2-for-2 for the Devilettes (16-9).
During the lopsided win over Gibson County, Pitts and Savannah Larson had two RBI each.
Otherwise, Daugherty drove one in and Sisson and Macy Maxwell each had two hits for SF.
Sara Reams was the winning pitcher against the Lady Pioneers.
In Saturday’s pool play win over Huntingdon, McKinney struck out three en route to the mound win, while Macy Maxwell was 2-for-3 with a ribbie and Katie Bivens had a hit and a sacrifice fly.
Reams absorbed the mound defeat against Graves County. Daugherty was the only Devilette with two hits in that loss.
Sisson had an RBI, while Marina Barclay reached twice (a single and hit by a pitch) during the loss to Milan.
McKinney was the losing pitcher in that game.
UC bag mixed
Westview’s lone run came in the first inning against the Lady Twisters (8-10).
Paige Fisher, Hannah Jackson and Kaitlyn Wheeles each had one single for Union City against the Lady Chargers. Karly Hollis was the losing pitcher.
Hollis claimed the mound victory over South Gibson. In that contest, Jackson knocked her second home run of the event, while Katie Townes, Angela Chesteen and Wheeles had two hits each.
During the blanking of Carlisle County, Jackson, who homered and singled, drove in four runs to lead the Lady Twisters.
Wheeles had two RBI, while Taylor Hargrove and Heather Gilliland each had one ribbie.
Meanwhile, Townes knocked a triple, while Chesteen, Gilliland, Wheeles, Hargrove and Paige Fisher all singled.
Hollis, who struck out five, was the winning pitcher.
During the defeat to Murray, Allison Bruff had the lone base hit. Katie Hawks struck out four, but absorbed the mound loss against the Lady Tigers.
OC at Cookeville
Losing pitcher Meaghen Strayhorn, Liesel Grossner, Brooke Ferrell and Casey Russell all doubled during the Lady Rebels’ defeat to Stone Memorial.
Against Gordonsville, winning hurler Emily Taylor struck out five.
Alex Rapp was a perfect 2-for-2 in that contest.
Kayla Bramlett homered to pace Obion Central (14-10-1) during its triumph over Clay County. Taylor also claimed that mound decision.
OC scored three in the third inning to secure its victory over Hendersonville.
During the loss to Upperman, Bramlett doubled, while Olivia Grady and McDaniel each added two hits.
In the tie with Cookeville, pitcher Macy Allison got the no decision, while Caroline Guy, Bramlett and Russell each offered one hit.