Thursday, April 28, 2011
Lady Cards beat West Union
Tuesday afternoon of last week the West Union Lady Eagles came to Potts Camp for the final division of the season for both teams.
Potts Camp was entering this game with one division loss and West Union was undefeated in division games.
The game started at 5 p.m. with both teams ready to take care of business.
The Lady Cardinals were up 1-0 going into the fifth inning.
With West Union up to bat, the first batter got a base hit and was able to score. It was 1-1. The Cardinals were unable to score in the fifth.
In the sixth inning, the Lady Cardinals and West Union Lady Eagles scored. It was 2-2.
With the game going into the final innings, the tension was high. The Lady Cardinals, coach Michael Loden and the Potts Camp fans greatly wanted this win.
The Lady Eagles were unable to score in the seventh inning. It was time for the Lady Cardinals to make their move.
With one out and Kayla Yarbrough on base, Hayley Davis came up to the plate and got a hit over the short stop’s head, bringing Yarbrough home. Davis’ hit had won the game for Potts Camp.
The final score was 3-2.
Both teams advance to the state playoffs beginning Friday and Saturday. West Union will be going in as the first place team in the district and Potts Camp second.
Pitching for the Potts Camp Lady Cardinals was Yarbrough, Catching was Megan Watkins.
Yarbrough finished the game with eight strikeouts. Scoring for Potts Camp were Macy Watkins (1), Taylor Childress (1) and Yarbrough (1).
The Lady Cardinals will play their first playoff game Thursday afternoon at 5 at Potts Camp versus Wheeler.
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