Greenfield almost turns Tide
Posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 12:04 am
Greenfield had its chances to beat Trenton during Thursday’ 10-8 defeat.
The Lady Yellowjackets had the bases loaded and no one out, but got just one run as the Tide escaped without major incident.
“We’re playing a lot better,” G’field softball coach Hal Blackman said. “We’ve been in ever game we’ve played and could just as easily be 5-3 instead of 3-5.”
No Weakley County softball squads played on Friday.
Other Thursday play had Westview routing Gibson County 19-1 on Thursday afternoon.
Greenfield also split a doubleheader with Lake County on Wednesday afternoon. The Lady Yellowjackets triumphed in the opener by an 8-7 count, but fell in Game 2 by a 9-4 margin.
The only action this week includes W’view, which plays in the “War at the Dawg Pound” Friday through Saturday.
The Lady Chargers battle Huntingdon at 4 and Dyer County at 6:30 on Friday in pool play.
W’view also battles West Carroll at 8:30 Saturday in pool play in in the tournament during the day.
Trenton 10, G’field 8
Greenfield’s Allie Randolph had the biggest hit of the day in the defeat to Peabody.
Randolph smashed a three-run home run over the fence.
Also, Emily Randolph stood out with a 3-for-4 outing, while Lady Yellowjacket leadoff lady Jessica Williams was a perfect 4-for-4.
On the mound, sophomore Hannah Meade went the distance and struck out seven.
The Lady Yellowjackets reutrn to the diamond on April 5 at Gleason.
W’view 19, Gibson Co. 1
The Lady Chargers improved to 8-1 (2-0 in District 13AA) on the campaign with the lopsided win over GC.
All totaled, Westview set a school-record for most hits in a game with 24 — according to skipper J.B. Suiter.
Alex Hughey had five of those safeties and drove in four runs.
Kayla Guthrie and Shaylon Robb each had three hits and one RBI.
Robb scored four times, while Guthrie came across the pay station on three occasions.
Mary Kirk Mesimer and Meagan Prince both had two hits for the Lady Chargers as did Holly Morris and Meagan Morrow.
Prince, who struck out eight and allowed just four hits, was the winning pitcher.
G’field 8-4, Lake Co. 7-9
The Lady Yellowjackets got the winning run in the bottom of the fifth inning during the twinbill opener.
Jessica Williams, who tripled, came across the pay station on a wild pitch to put Greenfield ahead for good in a game that had been tied at 7-all.
Williams finished with two hits, while Allison Williams reached three times (two walks and a safety).
Emily Randolph also was key for Greenfield with two hits and ap air of walks, while winning pitcher Hannah Meade was 2-for-3.
In the second game, Allie Randolph and Jessica Williams both scored twice.
Meade was the losing pitcher.