Softball Round-Up: 4 softball teams earn one-run victories
Published 8:00 pm Wednesday, July 1, 2020
NATCHEZ — In Natchez-Adams Girls Softball League action earlier this week, six games took place on Tuesday while four games were played on Monday at the Natchez-Adams Girls Softball Complex.
On Tuesday, there were two 18-and-under age division games on Field A, two 11-and-under games on Field B, and two five-and-under games on Field C.
Both 18-and-under games were very close and had one-run outcomes. First, Reagan Diesel held on for a 6-5 win over Alexander Body Shop. Brooke Collier picked up the win for Reagan Diesel while Karlee Wallace took the loss for Alexander Body Shop. Amberly Wallace belted two doubles for Alexander Body Shop.
The second game was even higher-scoring despite not having a single player from either team having at least two base hits as Eagle Electric edged past Super Auto Glass 9-8. Jaidyn Flowers was the winning pitcher while Amanda Maples was charged with the loss.
Taylor Price hit a double for Eagle Electric while both Maples and Destiny Idom hit a double for Super Auto Glass.
The two 11-and-under games also produced close outcomes. Merit Health held off State Farm 8-7 in the first game. Jessa Whittington got the win on the mound for Merit Health and Ella Moak suffered the loss for State Farm.
Anna Arthur and Zoe Zuccaro both hit a double for Merit Health while Ruby Claire Donald and Rain McLaurin each hit a double for State Farm.
In the nightcap, Natchez Market defeated Stewart Realty 8-5. Emily Carol Loy got the win while Marlee Butler took the loss. Anna Leigh Jordan hit a triple and Madison Greene hit a double to lead Natchez Market at the plate.
The first game in the five-and-under division was not nearly as close as the second game. Good Hope Timber shut out Concordia Bank 10-0. Aubrey Oglesby hit a double for Good Hope Timber. Aubrey Farmer hit a triple for Concordia Bank.
In the second game, Scott’s Welding held on for a 13-12 win over Dairy Queen. Mallory Newman went 4-for-4 with a double for Scott’s Welding. She was one of four players on that team to go 4-for-4, joining Piper Britt, Mary Collins Carter and Cali Davis. Sawyer Kate Dollar was 2-for-2 with a double while Mac Calhoun, Phoebe Godfrey, Rylie Jenkins and Maddi Perry each went 3-for-3 for Dairy Queen.
Alexander Body Shop was involved in both 18-and-under games that took place on Field A Monday afternoon, first defeating Eagle Electric 12-1 and then rolling past Super Auto Glass 10-5.
In its win over Eagle Electric, Karlee Wallace was the winning pitcher, Amberly Wallace went 2-for-2 with a double and Gracie Lee hit a double. Laiken Davis was the losing pitcher.
In its victory over Super Auto Glass, Karlee Wallace again was the winning pitcher; Lee, Amberly Wallace and Taylor Magee each hit a double; and Maggie McClain was 2-for-2. De’Naisha Calvin hit a triple for Super Auto Glass.
One 8-and-under age division game took place on Field B as Sports Center beat Concordia Bank 12-0. Khloe Scaife went 3-for-3 with a double and a home run; Claire Price was 3-for-3 with two doubles; and Baylee Floyd was 2-for-3 with a double and a triple. In all, five players had an extra-base hit and there were six multiple hitters for Sports Center.
In the 5-and-under game on Field C, Smile Team defeated Dairy Queen. Molly Gamberi hit a double for Dairy Queen.