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Aaron Barker



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MADSION The Lady Skyhawks of Scott posted a decent week of softball, winning three of four games. Starting their week off the Skyhawks traveled to take on the always tough Chapmanville Tigers. Scott and Chapmanville defenses both started the game shutting out each other for the first two innings.
Early in the 3rd inning the Tigers scored four runs on some crafty offensive work from Chapmanvilles McCann and Thomas. The Skyhawks could answer that inning with a combined four runs of there own in the 4th and 5th inning.
With a score of four runs apiece both teams fought for every inch the rest of the game, a minor slip in the defense and the opposing team would take the go ahead run. In the bottom of the extra 8th inning Chapmanville Lauren Shumate rounded the bases following an RBI single from Alyssa Bailey and scored the game winning run. Each teams accounted for 8 hits apiece.
Chapmanvilles McCain went 3 for 4 at the plate, including three RBIs. Meanwhile the offensive performance for the Skyhawks came from Johnson who went 2-4 with an RBI.
Scott turned right around the next day and traveled to Herbert Hoover to face the Huskies. The Skyhawks would once again be tangled in an extra inning ball game , as this contest stretched out to 9 innings of play. Playing in clutch situations is something Scott has became acquainted with many times, most of them Scott has came out on top. This time it would be the same story.
In the bottom of the 9th inning Scotts Allyson Johnson doubled and drove in Ciera Bias and Hannah Griffith to take the walk off victory 6-3. Scotts Katrina Conley went 2-5 on the day tallying up two RBIs.
Scott posted a doubled header sweep Friday evening as they defeated Shady Spring in both contest. In the first game the Skyhawks fell behind early and often but being aggressive late in the game, Scott squeezed out four runs in the late 6th inning. Scotts Ashley Johnson drove in Hannah Griffith and Allyson Johnson for the game winning RBIs. Griffith and Conley both went 2-3 at the plate for the Skyhawks.
The second game of the double header would take a whole different turn. The Skyhawks won by the mercy rule defeating Shady Spring 12-2. Katie Tadlock lead the way with a double, triple and RBI. Abby Boyce also went 2-4 with a double.
Saturdays match up with Class AA #4 Sissonville Indians would be the second game the Skyhawks woud lose this week. Scott jumped out early on the Indians, scoring two runs in the 1st inning. The Indians went on to score runs in the 3rd and 5th inning tying the game at two runs apiece.
In the bottom of the 5th inning the Skyhawks took the go ahead run, but that would soon mean nothing as the Indians scored two runs in the top of the 6th inning to give themselves the 4-2 win and improve there record to 15-9.
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