It was a score reminiscent of football, but no, it was softball. Peach County put 14 hits in the books, Warner Robins had nine, as the first – the Lady Trojans – beat the Demonettes 17-10 Thursday at Warner Robins.
Two big innings pretty much made the difference. Peach County scored six in the first and five in the fifth. That first, in particular, was an inning that saw two Demonettes take to the mound before the dust had cleared. A bases-loaded double play on a grounder to the mound where Megan Brown – the second pitcher – fielded it and threw to Ryla Christian at catcher and on to first finally helped stop the floodgates.
Warner Robins scored a run in the first and second and four in the third. With a Lady Trojan trio in the third, that made it 9-6. The Demonettes then closed to within a run with two in the bottom of the fourth.
Peach County then finished out with the five-run fifth, one in the sixth and two in the seventh. Warner Robins’ final two came in the seventh.
Ryla Christian continued to hit the ball well to lead the offense. She went 2-3 with a run scored. Holly Bass only went 1-3, but she collected three RBIs with the hit.
In the end, Brown took the loss for the Demonettes. She worked four and two-thirds innings, gave up nine hits and eight runs.
Kenzie Langley earned the win for Peach County with four innings of work. She gave up four hits and four runs.