|SF a step ahead of rallying Halls |
|Posted: Friday, April 8, 2011 6:27 pm |
|South Fulton stayed one step ahead of Halls. |
Though the Lady Tigers rallied for three runs in the top of the fifth inning to tie Thursday’s contest at 3-all, SF struck for one in the home half of the sixth and held on for the 4-3 win.
For the season, South Fulton is now 9-0.
In other softball action Thursday, Obion Central improved to 17-4-1 on the season with its 3-1 triumph over District 13AA rival Dyersburg.
SF is the only local team in action this weekend. The Devilettes play today and Saturday at the Clarksville Invitational.
Pool play for South Fulton begins this evening at 5:30.
SF 4, Halls 3
Winning pitcher Haley McKinney struck out seven and improved to 6-0 this spring with Thursday’s triumph.
McKinney also helped out offensively with a double.
Macy Maxwell smacked her third home run of the spring for the Devilettes, while Sara Reams had a two-bagger and Marina Barclay drove in a run.
Also, Chelsie Pitts accounted for two South Fulton safeties, while Savannah Larson and Paxton Sisson each had one hit.
Larson also had a sacrifice.
The Devilettes scored their first run in the opening inning and two more in the bottom of the third canto.
OC 3, D’burg 1
The Lady Rebels got all the run support they needed in the home half of the first inning on Thursday evening.
Alex Wilson and Leann Staser each doubled for the victorious Obion Central squad.
Additionally, Payton Robertson and Kayla Bramlett both singled.
Macy Allison was the winning pitcher for the Lady Rebels, who are now 3-1 in league play this year.
Central added its third run in the bottom of the fourth. The Lady Trojans got their lone tally of the defeat in the top of the third inning.
Obion Central plays at Milan on Tuesday. That game is set to start at 5 p.m. with a junior varsity game to follow.