Carrie Pierce slides safely into third during last weeks match up against Model. Dade came away with a 13-0 win in only three and one-half innings of play against the Lady Blue Devils.
By: Eddy Gifford, Publisher
The Dade County
Lady Wolverine softball team picked up a couple of easy region wins last week
when they traveled to Pepperell and then hosted Model.
The trip to
Lindale was a short one as the Lady Wolverines wasted little time with the Lady
In the first
inning Carrie Pierce singled, Ali Birchfield doubled, Madison Lacy, Summer
Stevens, Carly Stephens, Madison Gossett, Hailey Gass and Maddie Castleberry
all singled. When the dust had settled and the third out was finally made the
Lady Wolverines were on top 9-0 with the host coming to bat for the first time.
little time in showing her dominance on the mound as she struck out the side
and the Lady Wolverines went on cruise control.
to score in the second inning and the Lady Dragons getting their only hit of
the game the Lady Wolverines exploded again in the third inning.
Ten singles and
a double produced nine more runs and after the final out of the inning was made
the Lady Wolverines were up 18-0.
two walks in the bottom of the third but ended the game on a strikeout, giving
her six for the game.
Due to the
mercy rule the game was called after three innings.
The Model Lady
Blue Devils came calling on Thursday and the Lady Wolverines got off to a slow
start compared to the Pepperell game.
It wasn’t until
the second inning the Lady Wolverines began to put thing together.
Gossett led off
the second inning and was hit by a pitch, Gass was also hit by a pitch before
Macayla Ginn bunted and a throwing error scored a run and Ginn ended up on
second and Gass at third.
singled scoring one and Pierce sacrificed another run in.
Three more Lady
Wolverine batters were hit by pitches in the inning before Stevens doubled and
the lead grew to 13-0.
When the Lady
Blue Devils failed to score in the top of the fourth the game was called due to
the mercy rule.
dominated the Lady Blue Devils after giving up a hit to start the game. She
finished the four-inning game giving up the one hit and striking out nine.
This week the
Lady Wolverines host Calhoun on Thursday afternoon and then travel to Warner
Park in Chattanooga for the SCORE International Invitational tournament.
Dade will take
on LaFayette at 4 p.m. on Friday and then face North Murray at 8 p.m.
schedule will include Dalton at 11 a.m., Lovett at 1 p.m. and Prince at 5 p.m.