Chatham Central overwhelms Cornerstone 17-4 in softball action

Posted 3/29/19
BEAR CREEK — For four innings here on Monday afternoon, Cornerstone Charter gave Chatham Central all it wanted and then some on the softball diamond. But in the bottom of the fifth, the Lady …

The News + Record is worth reading!

We’re all about Chatham County, and we welcome you to our site. You can view up to 3 stories each month, then registration is required.

Please sign in below if you have an account. If not, please register here to get an account and an additional 7 stories each month. It’s easy and takes just a minute.

Our staff works hard to bring good journalism, writing and story-telling to Chatham County. HELP US! You can get the News + Record mailed to you weekly by subscribing here.

Please log in to continue

Log in

Chatham Central overwhelms Cornerstone 17-4 in softball action

Thanks for reading Chatham County’s leading news source! Please consider supporting community journalism by subscribing to the News + Record – you can do so by clicking here.

Posted

BEAR CREEK — For four innings here on Monday afternoon, Cornerstone Charter gave Chatham Central all it wanted and then some on the softball diamond.

But in the bottom of the fifth, the Lady Bears pushed across five runs to break open a 4-all tie, before adding eight more runs in the sixth to seal the 17-4 triumph.

Chatham Central (1-0, 1-2) pounded out 17 hits in the win led by Lauren Collins going 4-for-4 with three runs scored and a double.

Mary Grace Murchison chipped in a 3-for-4 outing with one run and a walk while Gracie Gaines was 2-for-2 with three runs and a walk, Morgan Rush 2-for-2 with three runs , a double and a walk, Bailey Barker 2-for-4 with two runs, two triples and a walk, and Raynee Redington 2-for-5 with two runs.

Olivia Hudson was also 1-for-5 with a triple and a run while Lauren Oldham was 1-for-3 with a run and a walk.

Redington picked up the win on the mound after going six innings and allowing three hits, four runs, seven walks and striking out nine.

Cornerstone was paced offensively by Morgan Kinney who went 3-for-4 with two RBI and two doubles while Kirsten Donahue drew three walks and scored a run, and Ashleigh Tyree was 1-for-3 with an RBI and three walks.

Kinney suffered the loss on the mound after hurling 5.1 innings and allowing eight hits, 14 runs (10 earned), three walks, and whiffing two.

Comments

No comments on this story | Please log in to comment by clicking here
Please log in or register to add your comment