It was a total mismatch Wednesday afternoon in Siler City as the Chatham Charter girls softball team annihilated hapless South Wake Academy 19-0 in two innings in the 2020 spring opener for the Lady Knights.
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SILER CITY — It was a total mismatch Wednesday afternoon in Siler City as the Chatham Charter girls softball team annihilated hapless South Wake Academy 19-0 in two innings in the 2020 spring opener for the Lady Knights.
Chatham Charter (1-0) pounded out seven hits in the two-and-a-half-inning victory, which saw the locals plate six runs in the home half of the first before putting the game away with 13 runs in the bottom of the second.
Sydney Bowman had a big day at the plate for the Knights as the junior went 2-for-3 with three runs scored, a pair of doubles and five RBI.
Adding a 1-for-2 outing with three runs, a walk, a double and three RBI was Morgan Lineberry while Emma Brown was 1-for-3 with a triple, three runs and an RBI, Madison Burkett 1-for-2 with two runs, two RBI and a walk, Taylor Brewer 1-for-2 with two runs and two RBI, Olivia Cheek 1-for-2 with a run and two RBI, Allyson Bare two runs and two walks, Lacie Clark a run and a walk, and Taylor Jones two runs.
Bowman also took the win on the mound and worked two innings while allowing one hit, no walks and striking out four.
Notching the save was Brown, who retired all three Lions batters she faced.
South Wake Academy (0-1)was led offensively by Kambria Thornton, a seventh grader, who went 1-for-1, while Camille Lesher stole a base in as many attempts.
Katelyn Penny, an eighth-grader suffered the loss on the mound for the Lady Lions.