Lady Cats win 2 of 3

Published 2:21 pm Friday, September 23, 2011

Coach Eugene Singletary’s Bainbridge High School softball team won two of three games this week.

On senior day Tuesday at the Lady Cats Diamond, they shut out the Americus-Sumter High School Lady Panthers 12-0 with an all-senior lineup.

They followed that victory up with a 16-11  victory over the Early County Lady Bobcats on Wednesday in Blakely.

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On Thursday, the Lady Cats dropped a 7-0 decision to the Lee County Lady Trojans in a Region 1-AAAA game in Leesburg.

The Lady Cats will conclude their regular season with a Tuesday, Sept. 27, game against the Cairo Syrupmaids in Cairo, and a Wednesday, Sept. 28, Region 1-AAAA game against the Thomas County-Central Lady Yellow Jackets in Thomas County. The Central game is a make-up of a Thursday, Sept. 15, rainout.

On Tuesday, the Lady Cats scored two runs in the first inning and two more in the second on the way to their victory over Americus- Sumter. Third baseman Diamond Bouie opened the first with a bunt single and moved up when shortstop Briana Wade reached on a fielder’s choice. Both runners came in on a double by pitcher Avis Jackson.

Khadeeijah Cooper singled and was aboard when Diamond Bouie homered in the second.

Catcher Kristen Bennett led off with a home run in the third.

DIAMOND BOUIE, left, Briana Wade, center, and Kristen Bennett, right, head for the dugout after helping lead a senior Bainbridge High School Lady Cats softball lineup to victory Tuesday on senior day.

The Lady Cats’ big scoring inning in their Wednesday win over Early County was the sixth, when they rallied for five runs. Key blows in the inning were two-run singles by first baseman Lindsey Griner and left fielder Anna Barber.

Thursday against Lee County, shortstop Briana Wade tripled with one out in the first, but was stranded.