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Lebanon, Watertown stage walk-off wins
Apr 10, 2007 12:00 am
Missy Roberts hit a two-run homer to lead off the bottom of the 10th inning Thursday night to power Lebanon to a 4-2 win over visiting Warren County at Baird Park.
Kelsey Blackburn began the 10th on second base as per the international tiebreaker rule and Roberts homered over the fence in left-center field to lift Lebanon to 13-8 for the season and 3-2 in District 7-AAA.
Meghan Maynard pitched the full 10 innings for Lebanon, allowing three hits and a walk while striking out 13.
Roberts racked up three of the Devilettes' seven hits, including an RBI double in the third which lifted Lebanon to a 2-0 lead. Lauren Carr collected two hits, including a run-scoring double in the second, scoring the doubling Lauren Ludwikowski. Monica Maynard also singled.
Warren County climbed into the tie with single scores in the fourth and fifth frames.
Lebanon will host Oakland at 7 p.m. Monday at Baird Park.
Reeder pitches Watertown to 1-0 win in nine innings
WATERTOWN — Katie Kester sprinted home on a ninth-inning grounder to lift Watertown and Sarah Reeder to a 1-0 win over visiting Gordonsville on Thursday at Three Forks Park.
Reeder, who allowed four hits and a walk while fanning 15 in nine innings, singled to start the bottom of the ninth and stole second. Taylor Bradley bunted Reeder to third, where Coach Brandy Baird inserted Kester as the courtesy runner.
Hannah Forbes sent a grounder up the middle as Kester took off. The Gordonsville shortstop fielded the ball and hesitated before eventually throwing to first as Forbes reached on a fielder's choice and Kester scored to lift Watertown to 8-9 for the season and 2-2 in District 8-A.
Olivia Hall singled in the Watertown first inning and Laura Clark doubled in the second.
The Tigerettes will go to Baird's alma mater, Dickson County, today for the Diamond Classic.
Friendship's Fry fires shutout against DCA
Carrie Fry allowed two hits to Donelson Christian on Thursday as Friendship Christian shut out the Lady Wildcats for the second time in less than a week 6-0.
Fry struck out 11, walked one and hit one as the Lady Commanders climbed to 12-5 for the season. Hailey Rutledge held DCA to one hit in a 4-0 win last Friday.
Jessi Couch put Friendship on the board with a two-run single off the center-field fence in the third inning. She walked in her other three trips to the plate.
Kenzie Dye and Shelby McDonald delivered RBI singles in the fifth before the Lady Commanders scored their final runs on passed balls in the sixth.
Rutledge and Camille Cross each singled twice while Kelcey Lee singled once and scored three times.
Friendship will travel to Sparta to take on Class AAA White County at 5 p.m. Monday.
Lady Saints swept at Nashville Christian
NASHVILLE — Nashville Christian swept Mt. Juliet Christian 4-2 and 12-0 in a pair of five-inning games Thursday.
Paige Hudson took the loss in both games as the Lady Saints slipped to 4-10. She allowed three hits and three walks while striking out five in the opener.
Mt. Juliet Christian was held to two hits in the first game, including Kelly Adkisson's two-run double in the fifth. Hannah Staggs also singled.
The Lady Saints had just one hit in the second game, Caitlin Hammer's fifth-inning double.
Hudson hurled the first three innings before Leanna Sanders tossed the fourth. The pair gave up six hits as the Lady Saints, who committed five first-game errors, had seven fielding miscues.
Mt. Juliet Christian will return to District 8-A action next Thursday when the Lady Saints go to Westmoreland for a 4:30 p.m. game.