Cooper County Land Title beats Higbee 13-5 in the nightcap
Boonville Daily News broke a 4-4 tie after three by pushing across four runs in the bottom-half of the fourth to beat Central Bank 8-4 in Babe Ruth 16U softball Friday night at Rolling Hills park.
In the nightcap, Cooper County Land Title scored nine runs in the final-two innings for a 13-5 win over Higbee.
Cheyenne Schuster picked up the win in the circle for Boonville Daily News while Logan Root took the loss for Central Bank. Schuster pitched four innings and struck out five batters while giving up four runs on two hits and three walks. Root, meanwhile, pitched all four innings and allowed eight runs on four hits and three walks while striking out six batters.
Boonville Daily News also out-hit Central Bank 4-2, with Kelsey Bishop going 1-for-1 with a triple and one run batted in. Shianne Rhorer was 1-for-2 with a double and three RBIs while Cheyenne Schuster and Kishanda Jones added one single each.
For Central Bank, Leigha Vollmer homered and drove in three runs while Jacey Fenton added one single and one run batted in.
In the nightcap, CCLT led Higbee 4-0 after 2 1/2 but then surrendered four runs in the bottom-half of the third to force a 4-4 tie. Higbee never got any closer in the ballgame as CCLT stormed back with four runs in the fourth and five again in the fifth for the victory.
Taylor Simmons pitched all five innings for the win in the circle for CCLT while Casey Hudson took the loss for Higbee. In five innings, Simmons struck out four batters and gave up five runs on five hits and four walks. Hudson, meanwhile, pitched all five innings for Higbee and allowed 13 runs on 11 hits and seven walks.
CCLT also out-hit Higbee 11-5, with Jasmine Watson going 4-for-4 with three runs batted in. Kyra Perkins and Sami Dodd each had two hits and one RBI while Zoey Laster added one hit and two RBIs, Madison Watson one hit and one RBI and Andrea Jackson with one hit.
For Higbee, Geo Sager had two singles and one RBI while Hope Smith added one hit and one RBI and Shelby Clark and Jill Huddleston each with one hit.’