Up and down Lady Warhawks split pair of twinbills against Chattahoochee, Enterprise

Published 12:20 pm Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Go figure.
The Jefferson Davis Community College Lady Warhawks softball team began Saturday with their 17th game of scoring one run or less in a 6-1 loss to the visiting Chattahoochee Valley Lady Pirates. They ended it by matching their season-high output in a 10-5 victory.
The Lady Warhawks (8-26 overall) were held to just four hits in the game one loss. Tanna Fontes had a pair of singles and both Jayla Davis and Tiffany Cayson both had one.
Solo homeruns by Kaylee Sanders in the third inning and Oveyana Gordon in the sixth sparked Chattahoochee Valley, which raced out to a 6-0 lead, to the win.
JDCC was actually outhit 8-5 in its game two victory.
The Lady Warhawks and Chattahoochee Valley (4-5) were deadlocked at 4-4 after three innings when JDCC strung together a decisive three-run rally in the bottom of the fourth inning without the aid of a hit.
Jerri Edwards was hit by a pitch and Amanda Pullen and Kayla Galloway both walked to fill the bases. All three runners scored on a key three-run error on a ball hit by Tanna Fontes.
The Lady Warhawks tacked on three more runs in the bottom of the sixth, two of which came on Pullen's two-run homer. Jayla Davis added an RBI single for the win.
Amberly Whitworth picked up the win, as she struck out four and allowed eight hits.
Game one
Chatt. Valley 002 031 0 - 6 7 0
JDCC 000 001 0 - 1 4 2
Game two
Chatt. Valley 004 000 1 – 5 8 4
JDCC 022 303 X - 10 5 2
JDCC splits at Enterprise.
The Lady Warhawks picked up their first win of the Alabama Community College Conference season Friday with a twinbill split at Enterprise-Ozark.
Enterprise rallied for an 8-3 win in game one, while JDCC needed nine innings for an 8-5 win in game two.
RBI singles by Jerri Edwards and Jodi Lisenby in the top of the fourth inning gave the Lady Warhawks (1-3 in division play), but a couple of key errors by JDCC's defense in the bottom half of the inning opened the door for a six-run rally that put Enterprise up 7-3.
Tanna Fontes and Emily Davenport both had a pair of singles to lead JDCC. Amberly Whitworth, who took the loss, contributed an RBI single.
JDCC lost four leads in game two before its fifth lead of the game proved to be decisive.
The Lady Warhawks had leads of 1-0, 2-1, 4-2 during regulation play. They also took a 5-4 lead in the top of the eighth when Whitworth doubled Fontes, who began the inning at second base under the tiebreaker rule, home only to see Enterprise tie the game again with a run in the bottom of the eighth.
JDCC finally put the game away with a three-run rally in the top of the ninth. Tiffany Cayson began the inning at second base and Lisenby singled her to third. Both runners scored when Chasity Nicholson reached on an error. Fontes added a little insurance with an RBI single.
Whitworth, who got the win, and Fontes both had two hits to lead JDCC.
Game one
JDCC 100 200 0 - 3 8 3
Enterprise 100 601 X - 8 8 1
Game two
JDCC 112 000 013 - 8 8 0
Enterprise 111 100 010 - 5 10 2

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