SF perfectly fine with near-miss

SF perfectly fine with near-miss

Sara Reams was almost perfect.
The South Fulton senior righthander tossed a no-hitter with six strikeouts, allowing one walk and committing an error to account for Trenton’s only baserunners as the Devilettes pounded Trenton 10-0 in a run rule-shortened win Monday at the Red Devilette field.
In other games involving Obion County entries Monday, Obion Central hammered visiting Ripley 16-3, while Union City dropped a 3-2 decision at Huntingdon.
Today’s slate has OC hosting Dyersburg at 7 p.m., while UC plays at Lake County.
The following are highlights from Monday.
SF 10, Trenton 0
Reams was also a big part of her team’s 10-hit attack, going 2-for-4 with a home run and five runs batted in.
Desiray Sturgeon was 2-for-4 with an RBI, Aalia Bivens also went 2-for-4 and Landry Webster was 2-for-3.
Sierra Coley and Lexi Johnson both had a hit and drove in a run.
South Fulton improves to 13-6 on the season and will try to get in several District 14A make-up games played this week.
The Red Devilettes visit Union City on Wednesday, host Humboldt for a doubleheader on Thursday and travel to Trenton on Friday.
Action all three days starts at 5  p.m.
OC 16, Ripley 3
A pair of six-run uprisings — one in the third, the other in the sixth — helped the Lady Rebels move over the .500 mark at 10-9-2.
Central pounded out 19 hits, Madison Ellis, Alex Wilson, Carly Whipple and Megen Gargus all collecting three apiece in the onslaught.
Ellis and Wilson had doubles and drove in two runs apiece.
Rachel Jones and Emily Pickard had two hits each, while Payton Robertson, Calli Johnson and Robin Lewis all doubled for Central.
Baylie Boucher bettered her pitching mark to 5-6 with the victory.
The Lady Rebels are slated to play in the Waverlyl Diamond Classic over the weekend.
Huntingdon 3, UC 2
The Lady Tornadoes lost a late lead for the second time in as many games and for the third time in their five losses.
UC was up 2-0 entering the bottom of the fifth before Huntingdon scored all its runs with the aid of a pair of walks.
The Twister girls outhit the host Fillies 8-5, but failed to cash in on a pair of golden scoring opportunities — one a bases-loaded-nobody-out situation, and the other time with runners at second and third with less than two outs.
“We’ve just got to figure out how to finish a team off when we have the opportunity,” first-year head coach Wade Maddox said after his club fell to 10-5.
Bettye Claire Beachum had two hits and knocked in both UC runs. Brittany Parker and Courtney Sherrill also had a pair of singles, while Ivey Westbrooks and Tory Reedy were responsible for the Lady Tornadoes’ other safeties.
Today’s game with Lake County is set to begin at 5 p.m.

Published in The Messenger 4.16.13

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