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Sikeston softball dominates Saxony

Thursday, September 29, 2011

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JACKSON --The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs defeated the Saxony Lutheran Lady Crusaders on Wednesday, 14-3, on the mercy-rule.

Scoring a run each in the first four inning, the Lady Bulldogs broke loose with a seven-run rally in the fifth before scoring their final three runs in the sixth to put the mercy-rule in effect.

Maggie Shepherd was 2 for 3 on the contest with a walk and a double while Bayleah James contributed a bases loaded hit. Starting pitcher Paige Sailors picked up the win.

Looking to keep things rolling, Sikeston will host the Delta Lady Bobcats today at 4 p.m. on the Lady Bulldogs' annual Senior Night.

Scott City shuts out Saxony Tuesday

SCOTT CITY -- Backed by a complete game shutout from starting pitcher Alexis Spriggs on Tuesday, the Scott City Lady Rams pulled away for an 11-0 win over the Saxony Lutheran Lady Crusaders on Senior Night.

"It was great to send the seniors out with a win," Scott City coach Amy Pobst said. "We were able to get everyone some playing time and played a good game."

Taking control early, Scott City (12-9) rallied for four runs in the first frame before scoring a combined five runs in the next three innings. Leading 9-0, the Lady Rams scored their final two runs of the contest in the sixth on a triple by senior Brittany Kiefer to end the game on the mercy-rule.

In earning the win, Spriggs went the full six innings, allowing two hits and three walks while hitting a batter and striking out seven.

Tana Tetly finished the game 2 for 2 with a walk and a triple to lead Scott City while Kiefer contributed a single and a triple. Helping her own cause, Spriggs doubled in the contest.