Flashes bombard rival Cathedral, 13-0|[3/1/06]

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 1, 2006

St. Aloysius remained unbeaten with a convincing 13-0 run-shortened victory over rival Natchez Cathedral at Bazinsky Park.

As has been the case this season, the Lady Flashes (3-0) got fantastic pitching from Sarah Franco and Sarah Kerut.

Franco pitched the first three innings, allowing only a bunt single and striking out seven batters. Kerut was as dominating in relief, pitching two perfect innings with five strikeouts.

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Cathedral, in only its second year of having a fast-pitch softball program, allowed nine walks and six hits.

The Lady Flashes were led at the plate by George, who went 2-for-3 with a triple, a single, and an RBI. Mary Myers Franco went 2-for-2 with a single, a double and an RBI.

Sarah Howington also contributed two singles and an RBI. Carrie Hattaway and Sarah Kerut each doubled and had an RBI apiece.

The Lady Flashes had 24 stolen bases.

The Lady Flashes scored three runs in each of the first two innings, then added a single run in the third and broke the game open with a six-run fourth inning.

Brandon 9, WC 1.

Warren Central scored the first run of the day, but couldn’t get anyone else across the plate in a loss to Brandon.

Anna Jones tripled for the Lady Vikes (2-2) and Anna Miller had two hits.

The Lady Vikes, though, committed five errors and allowed 12 Brandon hits.

Vicksburg 7, Pearl 3.

Vicksburg tasted victory for the first time in this fast-pitch season with a win at Pearl.

The Missy Gators are 1-2 on the season.