Dale 6, Latta 2
LATTA 002 000 0 — 2 5 1
DALE 000 411 x — 6 7 0
Matison Worcester and Tyler Whitney. Erin Harris and Hood. WP-Harris. LP-Worcester. 2B-Chelsea Alexander (L), Jaelin Flewallen, Caitlyn Pitchford, Raegan Holt (D). HL-Shelbey Parnacher 2-3, RS; Alexander 2-3, RS; Madison Abney 1-3 (L). Harris 1-4, RS; Hood 1-3, RS; Pitchford 1-3, RS; Holt 1-3, 2 RS (D).
NOTEWORTHY: The Class 2A No. 4 Lady Panthers took an early 2-0 lead over the top-ranked Lady Pirates in the top of the third. Dale came back and scored four runs in the bottom of the fourth and tacked on single runs in the fifth and sixth to defeat Latta 6-2. Shelbey Parnacher and Chelsea Alexander both were 2-for-3 at the plate and scored the two runs for Latta, while Alexander also doubled in the contest. Dale hurler Erin Harris struck out five and didn’t walk a single Latta batter to earn the win. Jaelin Flewallen and Caitlyn Pitchford each hit doubles for Dale while Reagan Holt added a two-RBI single in Dale’s four-run, fourth-inning surge.
Team Record: Latta 22-5; Dale 24-1.
Up Next: Latta at Rattan Festival Friday, TBA.