The Carroll Academy Lady Rebels picked up a much-needed victory last week as they hammered Oak Hill 16-0.
In their other game, the Lady Rebels lost 17-0 to Marshall Academy on Tuesday.
Carroll will return to action after the Labor Day holiday and travel to Central Holmes on Tuesday. Carroll will then host their annual invitational tournament on Saturday
Carroll 16, Oak Hill 0
The Lady Rebels took a season’s worth of frustrations out on Oak Hill on Monday as they took a three-inning, run-rule victory.
In the first inning, Sandy Tackett singled and Mary Braxton Cobb sacrificed Tackett to second base. Meri Brynn Reeves singled to move Tackett to third and Sara Austin Welch singled to score Tackett. Kaitlynn Chamblee singed to score Reeves and Welch scored on the throw to second. Bella Carter then homered to score Chamblee as the Lady Rebels took a 5-0 lead after the first inning.
In the second inning, Carroll sent 14 batters to the plate as they plated eight runs. Katie Lauren Clark started the inning off with a single and Tackett reached on an error. Both runners moved to on a sacrifice by Mary Braxton Cobb. Reeves then reached on an Oak Hill error to score Clark and Tackett. After a walk by Welch, Chamblee grounded out to score Reeves. After Carter was intentionally walked, Helen Claire Cobb reached on an error that scored Welch. Kayla Cornish then singled to score Carter. After a Katie Lauren Clark single, Tackett doubled to drive in Cobb and Cornish. After Mary Braxton Cobb was hit by a pitch, Reeves singled to score Clark and give Carroll a 13-0 lead.
In the third inning, Chamblee got things started by reaching on an error. After Helen Cobb singled, Clark singled to score Chamblee and Cobb. Tackett then singled to drive in pinch runner Presley Woods.
Peyton Perry (1-1) picked up the win on the mound as she pitched all three innings, giving up one run on three hits and two walks.
Marshall 17, Carroll 0
The Lady Rebels had just four hits and committed nine errors as visiting Marshall took a five-inning, run-rule victory on Tuesday.
Marshall scored five in the first, three in the second, two in the third and seven in the fifth.
“Even though we did not have a great day, we got great effort by our players,” Coach Rusty Miller said. “I cannot ask for more than that as a coach.”
Sandy Tackett had two singles while Kaitlyn Chamblee and Katie Lauren Clark each had a single apiece.