March 27, 2014
• Lady Cards knock off Lady Indians
Two Marshall County rivals hooked up in a nip-and-tuck, high-scoring softball game on Monday of last week.
The Potts Camp Lady Cardinals, unveiling a new field this season, knocked off the Byhalia Lady Indians 9-8.
Kayla Brown picked up the pitching victory. In six innings of work, she gave up eight hits and eight runs and struck out six.
Ally Smith earned the save, pitching one inning with one strikeout.
Leading the offensive for coach Cory Gray’s team were Kamrie Potts and Hayley Davis. Potts had three hits, including two triples and three runs-batted-in. Davis had three hits, including a double, two RBIs and two stolen bases.
Hayden Wilkerson added two hits, including a double, and three RBIs. Brown also had two hits.
For Byhalia, Makayla Kelley had three hits and four RBIs. Taylor Rooker had two hits. Brianna Ables knocked in two runs.
Ables, who took the loss, struck out 11.
Also last week, the Lady Cardinals fell 15-5 to Houlka on Thursday.
Potts Camp had 10 hits but also committed seven errors in the field.
Leading the offense were Davis with three hits, including a triple and a double, and Jakayla Johnson with two, including a double. Each had an RBI. Potts had a double and three RBIs.
Smith pitched four innings and Brown two for the Lady Cards.
Also last week, the Potts Camp girls defeated Hickory Flat 19-7 on Friday.
Getting multiple hits in a 19-hit attack were Johnson (four, including a home run), Briana Cheatwood (three), Potts (three), Brown (two), Wilkerson (two), Taylor Childress (two) and Alea Gurley (two). Cheatwood had a team-best five RBIs.
Smith got the pitching win – giving up eight hits with five strikeouts and two walks in six innings.
The Potts Camp girls (2-4) visit Falkner this Thursday at 5 p.m. and go to Coahoma County Friday at 4:30 p.m. They will play in the Houlka Tournament Saturday. Next Monday, March 31, they go to Blue Mountain at 5 p.m. and then Tuesday, April 1, they host Strayhorn at 5 p.m.
The Byhalia Lady Indians visit Ripley Thursday at 5:30 p.m. and then travel to New Albany next Tuesday, April 1, at 5:30 p.m.
New coach of the Lady Indians is Samantha Meyer.
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