The Brentwood softball team scored twice in the top of the seventh to secure a 6-4 District 11-AAA win at rival Franklin on Thursday. The win was coach Erica Powell’s 350th in her career.
Both Jenna Galloway and Ella Saliba drove in runs in the top of the seventh for the Lady Bruins. Saliba, a freshman, closed 3-for-4 and her single to right drove in Kaleigh Bottoms for a 6-4 advantage.
The Lady Bruins’ Emily Cockrill led off the inning by reaching on a dropped fly ball. On the next at bat, Cockrill was tagged out at home after Elisabeth Laviolette’s single. Bottoms followed with a hard hit grounder to third as Laviolette advanced to third.
Kaylee Seidel added two hits, while Ansley Casillas scored a pair of runs for Brentwood. Emily Cockrill went the distance on the mound and added an RBI-single. She stuck out six with one walk and two earned runs.
Carlynn Atamaniuk singled and doubled and Jean Costello added two hits to lead the Lady Rebels. Elle Anisi added a two-run single in the bottom of the first to tie the game at 2-2 after Brentwood took advantage of an early Lady Rebel error to plate the first two runs.
Franklin pulled even in the bottom of the fifth when Carli LaRocque singled and Sydney Harris grounded into a fielder’s choice. The freshman Harris was tagged with the loss. She struck out two, walked two and allowed two earned on nine hits.
Brentwood 6, Franklin 4
BHS 220 000 2 – 6 9 1
FHS 200 020 0 – 4 7 4
WP – Emily Cockrill. LP – Sydney Harris.
BHS – Ansley Casillas 0-3, Kaylee Seidel 2-3, Emily Cockrill 1-3, Elisabeth Laviolette 1-4, Kaleigh Bottoms 1-3, Jenna Galloway 1-4, Ella Saliba 3-4, Emma Glenn 0-4, Indy Cockrill 0-3.
FHS – Jean Costello 2-4, Carlynn Atamaniuk 2-4, Carli LaRocque 1-4, Sydney Harris 0-3, Ellie Anisi 1-3, Alli Terry 1-3, Emily Mayfield 0-2, Aubrea Tucker 0-2, Grace Gardner 0-3.
2B – Atamaniuk. LOB – BHS 8; FHS 5.
Independence 14, Ravenwood 2, 6 innings
Makinlee Webb led the way and the Lady Eagles scored seven runs in the third to build a 10-2 lead and closed the door with four more in the sixth to post the District 11-AAA win.
Webb went 5-for-5 with three RBIs and two runs scored. Katelyn Huckabee added two doubles and four RBIs, while Josie Bond also had multiple hits. Indy out-hit its hosts 13-3.
Camilla Wilbanks doubled and singled and also drove in a run to lead the Lady Raptors. Ravenwood committed five turnovers in the contest.
Christ Presbyterian Academy 8, Ezell Harding 5
The Lady Lions pounded out 11 hits and used a strong performance from Emma Price on the mound to defeat visiting Ezell Harding.
Price pitched 6 and 2/3s innings overall and struck out 14 with just one hit and no walks. Sidney Hinson entered in relief in the top of the sixth, but Ezell Harding scored all five runs on three hits.
Price returned in the bottom of he seventh and sat two more to end the contest. CPA had tacked on another run when Isabella Conwell scored on a passed ball with two outs.
Conwell, Price, Victoria Baker and Becca Cregger all had two hits with Baker driving in three runs.
Brentwood Academy 15, Pope John Paul II 0, 3 innings
Emma Tabscott collected four RBIs and the Lady Eagles cruised in a home win. Tabscott opened the scoring with single to right that drove in two runs in the first. She added another two RBI-single in second, where BA plated eight runs on five hits, including three straight two-out doubles.
The Lady Eagles’ Taylor Cathey fanned three and walked three in the three innings of work on 53 pitches.
Caroline Clemmer and Adison Fields each added two hits with Fields and Felicity Chandler driving in a pair of runs apiece.
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