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Devilettes ace make-up test; Rebs no-hit

Devilettes ace make-up test; Rebs no-hit
South Fulton aced its make-up test on Wednesday.
The Devilettes, whose game with Trenton was washed out on Monday, blanked the Lady Tide 5-0.
Winning pitcher Haley McKinney allowed just three baserunners — two by way of base hit and another via a walk.
In other action on Wednesday, the Union City softball squad lost 8-4 at Halls, while the Obion Central baseball team was no-hit and defeated 4-1 at Dyersburg.
Today’s prep baseball slate has Union City at Obion Central and Humboldt at South Fulton.
Softball action this afternoon has UC at Humboldt and OC at Cookeville.
SOFTBALL
SF 5, Trenton 0
McKinney improved to 8-1 on the campaign with her latest mound triumph.
Meanwhile, Macy Maxwell smacked her fourth home run of the spring — a solo shot — during her 2-for-3 outing.
Kaci Daugherty also had two hits for South Fulton (12-2), while Sam Murray doubled.
Daugherty, Murray, Savannah Larson and Marina Barclay each scored once for the Devilettes.
Also, Desiray Sturgeon and Paxton Sisson each had one hit for South Fulton.
Sisson, the Devilettes’ heralded backstop, drove in a run.
South Fulton struck for two runs in the first frame and single tallies in the fourth, fifth and sixth frames.
SF is set to host Dyersburg on Friday (weather permitting).
Halls 8, UC 4
Taylor Hargrove doubled and drove in a pair to lead the Lady Twisters during Wednesday’s loss.
Losing pitcher Brittany Parker also had a mult-hit peformance with a triple, single and run scored, while Angela Chesteen crossed the pay station once and had two safeties for UC.
Parker (1-4) went four innings on the hill. She struck out five, but allowed six runs on eight hits and three walks.
Sadie Hollis came on in relief to throw the final two frames for Union City (6-7).
Hollis allowed two runs and a like number of his, while issuing four free passes.
After today’s game, UC is also set to play Friday —if the weahter allows —at home against Hickman County.
BASEBALL
Dyersburg 4, OC 1
Clay Chambers no-hit the Rebels and Zack Little’s three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth broke 1-all tie and gave the Trojans a sweep of the two-game District 13AA series.
Central (8-10, 2-2), which dropped a tough 6-2 extra-inning affair to Dyersburg on Tuesday, managed just three baserunners against Chambers, who fanned eight.
The Rebels’ only run came when Trey Phipps scored on a Tanner Cary ground out after reaching base on an error.
Phipps (1-2) was tagged with the pitching loss, giving up six hits, three walks and all four Trojan runs in 51⁄3 innings.
Dustin Smyth got two outs in relief.
Today’s Union City-Obion Central matchup is slated to begin at 6:30, following a jayvee game in Troy.

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