Softball roundup: Unity doesn't lose lead for long, wins with two outs in the seventh

Posted: Apr. 22, 2014 7:21 am Updated: May. 13, 2014 10:15 am


Jordan Sorrill's two-out single in the bottom of the seventh plated Olivia Voss with the winning run as the Unity softball team recovered to beat Payson Seymour 7-6 Monday night in Mendon, Ill.

The Lady Indians erased a six-run deficit in the top of the seventh with Chekka Boewe's grand slam to tie the game highlighting the rally.

Jordan Hildebrand had two doubles and two RBIs for Unity (6-4), while Sorrill and Voss had two hits apiece.

Boewe also doubled for Payson, while Ashley Wiseman and Juliann Pryor had two hits apiece.

Quincy 10, Liberty 3: A pair of four-run innings gave the Blue Devils the offense they needed in a road victory.

Quincy scored the first two runs of the second inning on a pair of errors to take a 3-0 lead. Christine Schlegl followed by singling home Ashley Havermale and Alexis Bordewick.

The Blue Devils' other outburst came in the sixth. Arriana Benjamin singled home Amy Bordewick for the first run of the inning. Havermale followed two outs later by hitting a bases-loaded double to score three runs.

Liberty trailed 5-0 before scoring all three of its runs in the third. Rachel Buyck scored a run with a sacrifice fly, Hope Rush singled home a run and Shelby Clinging scored on Kaleigh Powell's groundout.

Five players had two hits apiece for Quincy, which had 13 hits overall. Gabby Labre scattered four hits and struck out two to earn the victory.

Griggsville-Perry 13, Pittsfield 4: Seven runs in the first two innings gave the Lady Tornadoes a comfortable lead in their victory on the road.

A four-run second inning put Griggsville ahead 7-1. The first two runs of the inning were scored on Rachel Smith's RBI triple and Makenzie Flowers' run-scoring triple. Bailey Powers singled home Flowers and scored on Lynley Ellis' groundout.

Smith also hit a double and finished 4 for 4 with three runs scored. Hannah Dewitt went 4 for 5 and drove in three runs for Griggsville-Perry.

Ellis went the distance, striking out five batters and walking none.

Megan Reinhardt went 3 for 4 for Pittsfield.

Central 10, Triopia 2: Back-to-back doubles in the first inning by Savana Mixer and Brey Genenbacher got the Lady Panthers rolling to the road victory.

Genenbacher allowed just two runs and scattered three hits, picking up her 11th win of the season.

Mixer and Jaycie Taylor had two hits and two RBIs apiece for Central (12-3). SClBSClBCOLLEGE SOFTBALL

Williams Baptist 3-2, Hannibal La-Grange 2-3: The Lady Trojans used a two-run sixth inning in the nightcap to earn the doubeleheader split.

Danielle Stackhouse led the inning off with a single to center field and advanced to third on an error. Hannah Sarlin singled to center field, scoring Stackhouse to give HLGU a 2-0 lead. Two batters after Kelli Black laid down a sacrifice bunt, Abby Garcia singled to left field to score another run.

Katy Akins pitched six innings in relief for the Lady Trojans, striking out nine and earning the victory.

In game one, the Lady Trojans mounted a seventh-inning comeback after trailing 3-1.

Stackhouse led off the inning with a triple to right-center field, and Garcia followed by reaching on an error. allowing Stackhouse to score. HLGU then loaded the bases with two outs, but Sarah Nardi grounded out to the pitcher to end the game.


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