Lady Cats softball drops to 2-3 after tough weekend schedule

Published 3:15 pm Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The Bainbridge Lady Cats softball team faced some tough competition over the weekend against Pierce County and Brantley County. While the Lady Cats fought hard, they eventually came up just short of a win.

Pierce County started off strong in the first inning, scoring a run when #4 singled. They took the lead for good when they tallied two runs in the third running. Player #21 singled on a 1-1 count, scoring a run and #11 hit a sac fly, scoring a run. The team continued to score runs, scoring five in the fourth inning. #4, #21, #11, #2 and #18 each drove in a run.

Pierce County’s #1 earned the 9-6 win. She surrendered six runs on four hits over five innings. She struck out seven.

Lexie Delbrey took the loss for the Lady Cats. She lasted one- third of an inning, allowing one hit and four runs, while striking out one. Keyleigh Brinson also pitched, lasting three innings and allowing six hits and five runs.

Halle Cannon led the team at the plate, hitting one home run in the fifth inning and going 2-for-3 at the plate.

Following their loss, the Lady Cats couldn’t make a comeback in their game against Brantley County. They fell behind early and lost 9-5. Brantley County took advantage of the Lady Cats’ errors and scored in the first inning. Carson Brown took the loss for the Lady Cats, allowing two hits and five runs. Emily McCullough assisted in pitching, throwing four innings in relief out of the bullpen. Brantley County’s #23 earned the win. She went five innings, allowing five runs on five hits, striking out four and walking zero.

The Lady Cats hope to make a comeback in their makeup game against Harris County, where they were winning 2-0 before it was rained out last week.