TRM softball defeats Clarke County to improve to 11-4 overall

Published 9:41 am Tuesday, April 5, 2011

In an area contest with Clarke County at home Friday, the T.R. Miller Lady Tiger softball team picked up their 11th victory overall to improve to 11-4 and 5-1 in area play as they defeated the Bulldogs 6-3.
In a JV game, the Lady Tigers lost 17-5 to drop their overall record to 9-7.

TRM varsity 6, Clarke County 3
Trailing 3-2 after the top of the fifth inning, T.R. Miller scored four unanswered runs against Clarke County in the fifth and sixth innings to get a three-run win, 6-3.
After two scoreless innings to start the game, Clarke County got on the board first with one run in the third inning.
T.R. Miller took a 2-1 lead over Clarke County in the bottom of the inning, but saw their lead disappear in the fifth.
After a scoreless fourth inning, Clarke County plated two runs to take a 3-2 lead over the Lady Tigers.
From there, T.R. Miller would score three in the fifth and one in the sixth inning and hold Clarke County scoreless the remainder of the game to get the area win.
At the plate for the Lady Tigers, Audrey Hamric was 1-for-4 and Leah Brundidge was 2-for-3 with a double.
Natalie Neal was 1-for-4 and Taylor Guthrie was 1-for-3. Emily Waters was 2-for-3 and Jessica Allan was 2-for-3 with a double in the win.
On the mound for the Lady Tigers, Miranda Smith earned the win. Smith went seven innings and allowed seven hits, struck out four, and walked none.
T.R. Miller was set to host No. 4-ranked Excel Tuesday in an area game.

Clarke County 17, TRM JV 5
In JV action, T.R. Miller lead early but fell to 12 runs for Clarke County over the span of the final two innings to lose by 12, 17-5.
The Lady Tigers led 3-0 after the first inning and 4-2 after the second inning. From there, Clarke County outscored T.R. Miller 15-1 scoring three in the third, six in the fourth inning and six more in the fifth while holding the Lady Tigers to one in the fourth inning.
For the Lady Tigers at the plate, Brittany Warren was 1-for-1 and Ali Taylor was 1-for-3.
Moriah Brundidge was 1-for-2 with a double and Kelsey Thompson and Krystal Bell were both 1-for-3 in the loss.

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