Ruzic and Thompson key big wins for TRM JV and varsity softball Tuesday over MC
The T.R. Miller Lady Tiger JV and varsity softball teams picked up their second win in as many days Tuesday as both teams routed Monroe County.
The JV Lady Tigers improved to 11-2 overall this season with a 13-3 win. In varsity action, T.R. Miller improved to 10-6 this season as they took a 12-0 win over the visiting Lady Tigers.
Both teams are scheduled to be back in action Thursday in East Brewton when they will take on W.S. Neal. Game time is set for 4 p.m. for the varsity teams and 5:30 p.m. for the JV teams.
TRM JV 13, Monroe County 3
Steely Ruzic tossed a no-hitter for the T.R. Miller Lady Tiger JV team as they routed Monroe County 13-3 in three innings.
Along with Ruzic’s no-hitter, T.R. Miller scored 11 runs in the first inning to help aid in the win. Leading 11-0 after the first inning, both teams scored two runs each in the second inning and Monroe County added one in the third.
Ruzic went the complete game three innings to get the win in the circle. She allowed three runs, two earned, walked none and struck out four.
At the plate, Ruzic was 2-for-2 with one RBI and Myra Reiss was 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Anna Kate Brittain was 1-for-2 with a double and two RBIs while Caitlyn Smith and Grace Ruzic both had one RBI each.
TRM varsity 12, Monroe County 0
Kelsey Thompson went 3-for-4 at the plate with two doubles, a grand slam and seven RBIs to lead the varsity Lady Tigers to a 12-0 win over Monroe County.
Also at the plate for T.R. Miller, Madison Douglas was 2-for-3 and Moriah Brundidge was 1-for-2 with three RBIs. Audrey Hamric went 1-for-2 for T.R. Miller.
Laurel Billy was the winning pitcher for T.R. Miller. Billy went five innings and allowed two hits, no runs, no walks and struck out three.
T.R. Miller scored two runs in the first, three in the second, five in the third and two more in the fifth to get the big win in five innings.