Fillies start season with ten games and win nine

BUNT – Huntingdon’ Lia Fuller lays down a bunt during the Fillies’ win over Scotts Hill. Photo by Russell Bush.

The Huntingdon Fillies softball team had a busy week to start their season that began on March 14 at Dyer County and ended with a championship in the Sara Beth Whitehead tournament in Jackson.

The Fillies played ten games for the week and won nine of the ten with the only loss coming on Thursday at Camden. The Fillies started the week with an 8-6 win over Dyer County and won 12-1 over Scotts Hill and 9-2 over the Lady Lions. They lost to Camden 7-3 in a game they led 3-1 going into the bottom of the seventh. Huntingdon defeated Chester County 5-0 and South Gibson 3-2, won 7-0 over West Carroll, and beat Arlington 5-4 and Chester County 10-4. The Fillies won the championship game against JCS on Saturday night 6-0.

For the week, the Fillies were led by Josie Sanders who had 11 total hits for the week, batted in 16, and hit four home runs.

Other offensive contributors included: Kayla Pulling, 12 hits and 6 RBI; Delaney Byars, 12 hits and 7 RBI; Lia Fuller, 13 hits and 6 RBI; Shelby Childress, 7 hits and 5 RBI; Karter Moore, 6 hits and 2 RBI; Kenadie Gibson, 7 hits and 5 RBI; Lilyan Wortham, 6 hits and 3 RBI; Kelby Crossno, 3 hits and 4 RBI; Ava Ryan Canovan, 2 hits and 4 RBI; Madison Mann, 1 hit and 2 RBI; Adalyn Allen, 1 hit; and Kensley Brockman, 1 hit.

On the pitching side, Natalie Kreuziger picked up three wins and the only loss but threw a perfect game in the championship game against JCS. Rylee Holladay earned three wins, and Ella Bradley picked up three wins for the week.

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