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Pair plenty for H’crest

Pair plenty for H’crest
Pair plenty for H’crest | Pair plenty for H’crest

Alea Ragsdale
Madison Armstrong doubled home the winning run in the bottom of the sixth to lead Hillcrest to a 2-1 middle school softball victory over visiting Martin on Tuesday.
In other games involving local teams, Lake Road beat South Fulton 7-4, and Ridgemont took a pair from Black Oak, 15-1 and 12-0.
Hillcrest 2, Martin 1
Armstrong actually drove in both Cougar tallies, with Courtney Heuck crossing the plate with the game-winner.
Alea Ragsdale was the winning pitcher.
Head coach Troy Boucher lauded the play of sixth graders Justice Pearson, Mary-Hanna Short and Hannah Fulbright who’ve stepped into key roles due to injuries.
Hillcrest (4-6) will play in a Jackson tournament this weekend.
Lake Road 7, SF 4
The Lady Generals won their seventh straight and handed South Fulton its fourth loss in five games.
Lynsey Berner smacked four hits and drove in a pair of runs for LR (8-2), while Hannah Cavness had three base knocks.
Robin Lewis was the winning hurler, while first baseman Madison Gargus turned in a solid defensive showing.
For SF (8-4), Aalia Bivens and losing pitcher Aerial Wright had hits. The Devilettes were plagued by nine walks and six passed balls.
Ridgemont 15-12, BO 1-0
Winning pitcher Sheridan Bugg had three hits as did teammate Carly Bramlett in the Mustangs’ Game 1 win, while Marissa French and Macy Muirhead each had inside-the-park home runs for the victors in the nightcap.
Macy Beeler tossed a no-hitter in Game 2.
Now 8-5, R’mont hosts Martin Thursday.
BO did not offer a report. Published in The Messenger 9.21.11

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