SF laughs last against Hillcrest

SF laughs last against Hillcrest
Hillcrest struck first, but South Fulton scored more and on a regular basis during Tuesday’s 8-3 middle school softball victory.
The Devilettes, who trailed 3-0 through two innings, got three runs in the third and five more in the fourth to improve to 7-0 on the campaign.
In other junior high softball action from Tuesday, Union City doubled Trenton 8-4.
The softball game between Black Oak and Ridgemont at Obion Central was postponed. It will be made up at a later, yet to be announced date.
Thursday’s middle school softball slate has Lake Road at Ridgemont and Union City at South Fulton.
The following is a roundup of Tuesday’s games as reported to The Messenger. by area coaches
So. Fulton 8, Hillcrest 3
Aalia Bivens drove in a team-high three runs for the Devilettes on Tuesday afternoon, while Sydney Easterwood doubled and chased a pair home.
Additionally, Alli Ruddle and winning pitcher Sierra Coley each had one hit for SF.
Coley tossed the first five innings and struck out four to earn the mound triumph, while Moranda Johns slammed the door shut in the sixth with a pair of punchouts.
Hillcrest (5-3) had Haley Johnston with a 2-for-3 outing, while Rebecca Robb smacked a double and Alea Ragsdale singled.
McClain Bell was the losing pitcher for the Lady Cougars, who return to the diamond on Saturday morning at a Lake County Tournament.
H’crest has two pool play games before tourney action gets under way.
The Lady Cougars play Ridgemont at 10:30 and Dyer at noon.
Union City 8, Trenton 4
Courtney Sherrill, Ivey Westbrooks, Laprasha Fair, Kealie Reaves and Kayla White drove in one run each for the victorious Lady Twisters on Tuesday afternoon.
Additionally, winning pitcher Ashley Faught had a pair of RBI for Union City, while Piper Warren doubled.
Lady Twister Caroline Chism also exhibited a good eye with a pair of walks.
On the mound, Faught struck out five.
Union City also prevailed in a Tuesday jayvee contest, downing the Lady Tide 8-7.
Kristian Davis homered and drove in a pair for the Twisters, while Westbrooks had one RBI and Kalani Fowler singled.
Chelsea Williams, Bayleigh Powers and Cymber Gorney each drew one walk for the UC jayvee squad.
Chism and Faught combined for the mound win.

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