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Faircloth fires shutout as Lady 'Cats run rule WHS
Mar 21, 2007 12:00 am
GLADEVILLE — Wilson Central run ruled Watertown 10-0 Monday behind Jessica Faircloth's two-hit shutout.
The junior struck out 11 and walked no one as the Lady Wildcats climbed to 4-3 for the season.
Courtney Billington doubled twice, one of which drove in two runs, for Central. Leevie Greenwood knocked in a run as she, Faircloth and Kristyn Clark each collected a two-bagger. Caitlyn Bailey and Savanna Bell each singled twice.
Brittney Trusty and pitcher Sarah Reeder singled for Watertown's hits.
Both teams will be on the district road this afternoon. Central will travel to Hendersonville's Drakes Creek Park today for a 4 p.m. match with the District 9-AAA rival Lady Commandos. Watertown will travel to Hartsville for a District 8-A tilt with Trousdale County at 4:30.
Lady Commanders hammer Hemingway, S.C.
HEMINGWAY, S.C. — Sun block, check. Bathing suits, check. Flip flops, check. Sunglasses, check. Bats, double check.
Friendship Christian opened its spring-break trip to Myrtle Beach with a 26-8 hammering of Hemingway on Monday.
Shelby McDonald drove in three runs and Lindsay Farmer two as each went 4-for-5 for Friendship. Kenzie Dye drove in four runs on one hit and some sacrifices. Camille Cross went 3-for-6 with three RBI while Hailey Rutledge drove in two runs on two hits. Jessi Couch homered in her only official at-bat as the Lady Commanders climbed to 3-1.
Rutledge pitched the first three innings, allowing a hit while striking out seven. Coach Erica Powell pulled her in the fourth with the Lady Commanders leading 10-0. But Hemingway scored all of its runs in the next 1 2/3 innings before Rutledge returned to the circle, giving up a hit while fanning three more as she ended with 10 punchouts out of the 17 batters she faced.
After a day at the beach today, Friendship will travel to Cross on Wednesday for a 4 p.m. CDT game.
Morris pitches shutout in Mt. Juliet victory
MT. JULIET — Shelby Morris pitched a four-hit shutout Monday and Mt. Juliet gave her a 6-0 victory with all its runs in the fifth and sixth innings at MJ League Park.
The junior struck out eight and walked two as Mt. Juliet improved to 6-4.
Amy Buwalda blated a two-run homer to open the scoring in the fifth. Caroline Mason, who had two of Mt. Juliet's eight hits, followed with an RBI double and Bijan Stegall a run-scoring single. Chelsea King reached on a two-run throwing error in the sixth.
King, Shelby Barrett, Hannah Irwin and Megan Matthews each added a hit.
Mt. Juliet will return to District 9-AAA play Thursday when Gallatin comes in for a 4 p.m. game.
Devilettes reach round of 16 at Commando Classic
HENDERSONVILLE — Lebanon's Devilettes made it to the round of 16 before being eliminated by District 7-AAA rival Siegel 9-3 Saturday in the Commando Classic at Drakes Creek Park.
Mallory Mason took the loss to the Stars as the Devilettes dropped to 5-3 on the season.
Lacey Doak had three hits, Missy Roberts added two and Kelsey Blackburn, Lauren Carr and Kenzie Fish each added a hit.
Also Saturday, Meghan Maynard struck out five in a 2-1 victory over Knoxville Farragut. Roberts belted a solo home run and a double. Maynard notched another victory over Memphis Bolton. Jessica Lingnau had a hit for Lebanon.
On Friday, the Devilettes scored a 7-2 win over Ravenwood but were shut out 1-0 by Pope John Paul II.
Lebanon travels to take on Cookeville at 7 p.m. today.