SP girls fall in sectionalPublished 2:49am Tuesday, May 21, 2013
SOUTH POINT — Kacee Jenkins pitched a four-hitter and the Jackson Ironladies took advantage of six walks to beat the South Point Lady Pointers 7-1 on Saturday in the Division III sectional finals.
Jenkins struck out five and walked only one to get the win. She retired the side in order in four different innings and faced just four batters in two other frames.
After a scoreless first inning, Madison Spohn singled and scored when Jenkins reached on an error.
Lauren Parks and Alysha Kunz walked and Whitney Wills cleared the bases with a three-run double to make it 4-0.
Kari Jenkins double and scored on a wild pitch in the fhird inning to make it 5-0.
South Point got its run in the sixth inning when Kaitlyn Brown walked and Bonnie Hileman tripled. Hileman was thrown out at home on the play.
Bri Whaley and Abbey Winkler followed with base hits to put runners at second and third, but Jenkins retired the next two batters to end the threat and it was 5-1.
The Ironladies got a pair of insurance runs in the seventh on a Parks’ single, a walk to Kunz, a fielder’s choice by Wills and Kari Jenkins and a bases loaded walk to Spohn.
The win marked the second straight sectional title for Jackson (14-9).
Jackson 041 000 2 = 7 6 1
South Point 000 001 0 = 1 4 1
Kacee Jenkins and Jensen Oberholzer. Kaitlyn Brown and Andi Kleinman. W-Jenkins (IP-7, K-5, BB-1, ER-1). L-Brown (IP-7, K-3, BB-6). 2B-Jackson: Whitney Wills. 3B-SP: Bonnie Hileman.