|Run total high in UC split |
|Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 7:02 pm |
| Union City needed 29 runs just to get a split with Lake County. |
After dropping a 19-17 decision to the Lady Falcons in a marathon opening game Monday afternoon, UC came back with a 12-10 win in the nightcap of their softball doubleheader at UC’s field.
Other local games Monday had South Fulton stopping Ridgemont 8-4 and Hillcrest knocking off Black Oak 19-1. No other results were reported to The Messenger.
Two games involving four local teams are on the schedule today as South Fulton travels to Hillcrest and Lake Road hosts Ridgemont.
LC 19-10, UC 17-12
Taylor Crittendon had a big day at the plate for UC in both games, totaling six hits and nine RBI.
Crittendon was 4-for-4 and drove in six runs in the opener, and she followed up in the nightcap by going 2-for-3 with three runs batted in.
Caroline Chism and Piper Warren were 2-for-3, Chism driving in three runs and Warren knocking in two, in the opener.
Caroline Martinek had a hit and an RBI, and Bayleigh Powers drew three walks and scored three times for the Lady Tornadoes in the second game.
UC travels to Black Oak on Thursday.
SF 8, Ridgemont 4
The Red Devilettes led 4-0 after three innings and 4-1 at the end of the fourth frame in its win Monday.
Aeriel Wright struck out two, walked two and allowed only four hits in running her pitching record to 7-5 for SF.
Wright also helped her own cause by going 3-for-4 at the plate.
Aalia Bivens was 3-for-3 with a triple, Tiffany Potts was 2-for-3, and both Cassidy Ruddle and Taylor Rodgers were 1-for-3 as part of the Devilettes’ 10-hit attack.
SF improves to 8-5 and will travel to Hillcrest today.
Hillcrest 19, Black Oak 1
The Lady Cougars banged out plenty of hits in its win over Black Oak Monday afternoon at Hillcrest.
McClain Bell had three hits, Jordan Albright doubled and singled, Alaina Walker doubled and Madison Armstrong, Alea Ragsdale and Asatan Moore all singled for Hillcrest.
Ragsdale also picked up the pitching win.
Bethany Gardner had a base hit, and Jenna Lee Green drove in Black Oak’s only run.
Sara Jane Kendall suffered the loss.
Hillcrest improves to 5-9 and will host South Fulton this afternoon, first pitch set for 4:30 p.m. Published in The Messenger 9.27.11