Jessica Quint, DDS rallied from a seven run deficit after 1 1/2 by exploding for 14 runs in the bottom-half of the second to beat A-Bow-K 16-9 in Babe Ruth 12U softball last night at Rolling Hills park.
After playing to a 2-2 tie after one, A-Bow-K came back and exploded for seven runs in the top-half of the second to go up 9-2. However, in the bottom-half of the inning, JQT rallied back with 14 runs for the victory.
Laci Fuhlage picked up the win in the circle for JQT while Samie Dodd took the loss for A-Bow-K. Fuhlage pitched the first-three innings and gave up nine runs on six hits and three walks while striking out five. Dodd, meanwhile, pitched two innings and allowed 16 runs on 11 hits and six walks while striking out two.
JQT also out-hit A-Bow-K 11-6, with Briana Estes going 2-for-3 with two doubles and three RBIs. Bella Asbury had a single, double and three RBIs while Belle Raitton and Jordyn Ball added two singles and one RBI each, Laci Fuhlage with two singles and Kendra Copeland with one single and one RBI.
For A-Bow-K, Alexa Martin had two singles and one RBI while Clara Mae, Maddie Henderson, Samie Dodd and Daphne Saunders added one single each.
In the second 12U game, Marketplace blanked Jessica Quint, DDS by a score of 15-0 in two innings.
Marketplace, improving to 10-2 on the season, opened the game with nine runs in the first and then sent six runs across in the second.
Logan Root was the winning pitcher in the game for Marketplace while Breanna Estes took the loss for JQT. Root struck out five batters and gave up one walk in two innings for Marketplace. Estes pitched 1/3 inning and surrendered nine runs on one hit and 10 walks while striking out one. Murphy Quint then came in and pitched 1 2/3 innings in relief and issued six runs on nine walks while striking out two.
Root also doubled and drove in two runs for Marketplace while Jocelyn Dalton added one single and two RBIs.
JQT had no hits in the ballgame.
In the final game, Monteer Plants and Baskets edged Fuemmeler Furniture Refinishings by a score of 8-7.
MPB, improving to 10-2 on the season, led off the game with six runs in the first only to have FFR rally back with six runs in the top-half of the second to tie the game at 6-all. Meanwhile, in the third, MPB plated two more runs while FFR added one in the top-half of the fourth to end the scoring.
Jerzee Cantrell picked up the win in the circle for MPB while Brooke Eichelberger took the loss for FFR, who dropped to 8-4 on the season. Cantrell pitched all four innings and gave up seven runs on two hits and 12 walks while striking out six. Eichelberger, meanwhile, pitched three innings and surrendered eight runs on three hits and six walks while striking out six.
MPB also out-hit FFR 3-2, with Abby Reisinger, Brianna Jones and Taylor Simmons collecting one single each.
For FFR, Chassidy Taylor went 1-for-2 with a double and two RBIs while Bayli Collins had one single.