SF efforts very good, then bad

SF efforts very good, then bad

Monday’s results were a mixed bag for South Fulton.
The Devilettes hammered outclassed Humboldt twice (22-0 and 14-0) in a pair of District 14A makeup contests, but then struggled defensively and suffered a 7-3 eight-inning loss to Obion Central in the nightcap of a three-game day.
H’boldt offered little resistance in the first of those games, but OC plated four runs in the first extra-inning of Game 3 to drop SF to 17-9.
Central is now 16-12-2.
Today, Union City plays at Trenton, Obion Central will celebrate Senior Night against Haywood and South Fulton visits Westview.
OC 7, SF 3
The Lady Rebs reported 16 hits, while South Fulton — which led 3-1 at one juncture — claimed it was guilty of 10 defensive misplays.
Emily Pickard went 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs for OC, while Madison Ellis, Rachel Jones and Alex Wilson all also had three hits in five trips with Wilson plating two runs.
Robin Lewis had two hits for the victors and both Carly Whipple and Hannah Cavness doubled and drove in runs.
Baylie Boucher was the winning pitcher with six strikeouts.
On the other side, SF started well with a solo home run from Aalia Bivens in the first inning. She finished 2-for-4 with a triple.
Cassidy Ruddle was also 2-for-4, while Sara Reams suffered the pitching loss.
SF 22-14, Humboldt 0-0
The high school softball rules provided “mercy” in the first game. The Lady Vikings said “no mas” in the second.
SF won a three-inning, 15-run rule in the opener. After seven more SF hits and five more errors, Humboldt called it quits after the top half of the second inning in the second game.
Bivens homered and tripled, driving in four runs, while Desiray Sturgeon had three hits and three RBI for SF in the opening game. Reams and Aariel Wright had two hits and two RBI each for the Devilettes.
Sierra Coley was the winning pitcher.
In the second game, Kristen Crocker had two hits and drove in three runs for South Fulton.
Crocker was also the winning pitcher.

Published in The Messenger 4.30.13

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