FPS staff report
April 8, 2013
It was a busy three days for the Carrollton softball team.
In that span, the Lady Warriors played four games, winning two and dropping two.
Last Thursday, Carrollton was on the road at Louisville and fell to the Leopards 7-0.
The Warriors had just four hits in the game. Jenna Metz recorded two hits, while Morgan Hepner and Bethany Sevek each had one. Tanner Owens walked three times and also stole a base.
Owens also took the loss. She struck out four and walked one.
Last Friday, the Warriors were at West Branch where they were defeated 8-1.
The game was scoreless through the first four innings, but West Branch plated all eight of its runs as the Warriors committed three errors in the inning.
Destine Stidom went 2-for-3 with a triple for Carrollton and Monica Starre added a triple and a run scored. Taylor Lowdermilk added a double and Owens a RBI single.
Last Saturday, Carrollton hosted United Local and Crestview in non-conference action.
Carrollton defeated United 9-5 and Crestview 6-3.
Against United, Sevek started and got the win. She struck out one and walked one.
In the bottom of the second, Stidom led off with a single and Makenzie Lindner walked. Starre tripled to drive in Stidom and Lindner. Hepner then sacrificed to score, tying the game at 3-3.
United took a 4-3 lead in the top of the third, but the Warriors scored in the bottom of the inning to tie the game once again.
Sevek led off with a single, Makenna Leslie came off the bench as a pinch runner and Metz doubled, advancing Leslie to third and Stidom followed with a single, scoring Leslie and tying the game at 4-4.
In the fourth, the Warriors took the lead for good as Starre and Hepner walked to open the inning. Lowdermilk then doubled, scoring Starre and Hepner for a 6-4 Warrior lead.
In the fifth, Lindner walked, Starre singled. Lindner later scored on a fielders choice by Hepner and a walk by Owens. Both later scored on a double by Lowdermilk.
United posted a single run in the top of the seventh for the final score.
Lowdermilk led the Warriors with three doubles and three RBI, while Starre was 2-for-2 with a triple and two RBI and a pair of runs scored. Stidom finished with two hits, a RBI, a walk and run scored. Metz added a double, Sevek had a hit and pair of walks, Hepner had a hit, RBI and a walk; Owens a hit, run, stolen base and run scored.
Against Crestview, Owens got the win to even her record at 2-2 for the year. She struck out one and walked one.
The Warriors got things going fast as they scored five times in the bottom of the first inning.
Hepner led off with a single and advanced to second on an error. Owens walked and Lowdermilk doubled, scoring Hepner. Sevek then walked and Starre hit a sacrifice fly to drive in Owens.
After a single by Stidom to load the bases, Lowdermilk scored on a wild pitch and Sevek and Stidom each advanced a base.
Then Leslie singled and Sevek scored on a throwing error. Stidom later scored when Leslie stole second and scored on the throw down to second.
The Warriors were to host Marlington Tuesday and Alliance Thursday. They will entertain Coshocton Friday and play at Sandy Valley Saturday against the Cardinals and Indian Valley.
Next week, they will be at Salem on Tuesday and host Minerva on Thursday.