Lady Falcons defeat May River Sharks 13-7

Ka’Naya Jones attempts to tag out Rielly Wake in the game against May River on Wednesday. Darlington won 13-7. PHOTO BY PHYLLIS CAPLES

Katelyn Church bats during the Falcons-May River game on Wednesday. PHOTO BY PHYLLIS CAPLES

Ka’Naya Jones went two for four at bat. PHOTO BY PHYLLIS CAPLES

Madie Andrews, who pitched the entire game, up at bat. PHOTO BY PHYLLIS CAPLES

By Will Johnson

On Wednesday, May 19th, the Lady Falcons closed out a win over the May River Sharks advancing to the District 4 finals. The Lady Falcons started off the game strong with Katelyn Church and Alayna Williamson scoring runs bringing the score to 2-0 at the end of the 1st inning. Scoring 5 more runs in the bottom of the 3rd inning the Lady Falcons increased their lead to 7-2. The May River Sharks did not call it quits as they answered with 5 runs at the top of the 4th inning tying the game 7-7. Led by pitcher Madie Andrews the Falcons stopped the sharks from scoring the rest of the game. The Lady Falcons went on to score 2 more runs in the 5th inning and 4 more runs in the 6th. The Lady Falcons won 13-7. It was a great offensive showing for the Falcons with 6 players scoring runs. Most notably Alayna Williamson going 2-3 at bat with 2 runs and 4 RBI’s and Naya Jones going 2-4 at bat with 2 runs and an RBI. Madie Andrews pitched the entire game for Darlington striking out 5.

Author: Rachel Howell

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