St. Al scores seven in seventh, wins 21-17
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, August 16, 2000
The Lady Flashes scored seven runs with two outs in the seventh inning to beat St. Andrew’s, 21-17, on Tuesday.
Keiko Booth had four of St. Al’s 25 hits, and Kelly Haden drove in five runs on three hits for the Lady Flashes (2-3). Allison Hearn chipped in four RBIs on four hits, including a double.
Haden broke a 14-14 tie with a single in the seventh and had a two-run triple in the sixth after the home team had taken a 13-10 advantage. Laura Beth Lyons had three hits, including a double, and an RBI, and Amy Walker had two hits, one an RBI double.
Candice Park had two hits and two RBIs and Anna Fulcher added two hits and an RBI. Winning pitcher Stephanie Evans and Lisa Evans both had two hits and an RBI.
St. Andrew’s had 12 hits.
“This was the best team and hitting effort we’ve ever had, I imagine,” St. Al coach Gene Rogillio said.
The Lady Flashes host Puckett in their first division contest Thursday at 5 p.m. at Warren Central.
VHS 23, McComb 0
Vicksburg High started strong and finished strong as it mauled McComb on Tuesday.
Kassidy Dollar went 4-for-5 with a triple and drove in four runs and Emily Mathes went 4-for-4 with a two-run triple as the Missy Gators (4-1) cranked out 27 hits. They scored 11 runs in the first inning and seven in the seventh.
But it wasn’t the offense VHS coach Josh Harper was most proud of.
“Defensively, we were solid,” Harper said of the errorless effort. “We were hard to hit. They’ll be ready for us Thursday, I’m sure. They’ll be looking for revenge.”
The Lady Tigers visit VHS at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Winning pitcher Amber Landers gave up only three hits.
Dana Daigre ripped a two-run homer while going 3-for-4 with a three RBIs and Krystal Lofton went 3-for-4 with a two-run triple. LaToya Trunnell had three hits, including a two-run double, and Victoria Nunnally went 3-for-4 with two RBIs.
WC 7, Yazoo City 4
LaShanda Williams hit her third home run of the young season and Ednita Prentiss added a two-run shot as the Lady Vikes rolled to 6-0 on the season.
Heather Barnes went 3-for-4 for WC, which scored three runs in the first inning and tacked on two more in the fifth.
Hayley Martin pitched the win and “had an outstanding defensive game,” Lady Vikes coach Lucy Young said. “She must have had six putouts.”
The Lady Vikes will be at Greenville Thursday at 4:30 p.m. for their first division game of the season.