Drummond Photography edges Philip Imhoff Construction 11-10 in the nightcap
Creations by Diana exploded for six runs in the first inning and never looked back, beating CARSTAR 13-4 in the first game Wednesday night in Babe Ruth 10U softball at Lions park.
As for the second game between the top two teams in the 10U league, Drummond Photography edged Philip Imhoff Construction by a score of 11-10.
Creations by Diana, 5-4 on the season, never trailed in the game against CARSTAR and led 6-1 after one and 7-2 after two before adding six more runs in the third.
Lillian Newham picked up the win in the circle for Creations by Diana by striking out 10 batters in four innings. Emma Wells took the loss for CARSTAR, who dropped to 0-9, by giving up 13 runs on 16 walks while striking out four batters in three innings.
Creations by Diana also out-hit CARSTAR 2-0, with Kierstyn Woodruff going 1-for-1 with one double while Lillian Newham singled.
In the nightcap, which got heated at times, PIC led Drummond Photography 6-2 after 1 1/2 before giving up six runs in the bottom-half of the second to second by a score of 8-6. Meanwhile, after PIC added four runs in the top-half of the third to go up 10-8, Drummond Photography came back and plated three in the bottom-half of the inning for the victory.
Amera Wright was the winning pitcher in the game for Drummond Photography, 6-2 on the season, while Le’Asia Bruce took the loss for PIC, who dropped to 6-3. Wright pitched 2 1/3 innings and gave up nine runs on 18 walks while striking out four. Emeryn Eads then came in and pitched 2/3 inning in relief and allowed one run on one walk while striking out one batter.
For PIC, Bruce pitched the first-two innings and gave up eight runs on two hits and five walks while striking out four. Ava Esser then came in and pitched one inning in relief and surrendered three runs on two hits and two walks.
Drummond Photography also out-hit PIC 4-0, with Amera Wright going 1-for-2 with a home run and two RBIs. Cadence Shelton and Cora Thompson each doubled while Emersyn Eads singled.