Martin’s pressure hit gives Redwomen win over Rockets
By JIM WALKER
Tribune Sports Editor
PEDRO — Pressure? What pressure?
Pressure didn’t bother Kenzi Martin whose two-out double in the bottom of the seventh inning gave the Rock Hill Redwomen a 5-4 win over the Wellston Lady Golden Rockets on Tuesday.
Brooke Hanshaw singled with one out and Martin delivered her game-winning hit an out later.
Wellston took a 1-0 lead in the second dinning when Tara Brown singled, Sydney Compston put down a sacrifice and Megan Dailey had an RBI single.
Rock Hill (10-4) took the lead with three runs in the third inning.
Lindy Simpson singled and Morgan Damron tripled her home. BreeAnna Depriest singled in a run and Chelsea Harper drilled a run-scoring triple.
The lead went to 4-1 in the firth on singles by Depriest, Harper, Hanshaw and Morgan Schug.
Wellston tied the game with three runs in the sixth.
Taelor Folden reached on a fielder’s choice, moved up on a wild pitch and scored on Brittni Hall’s double.
Brown and Compston singled for a run, Dailey walked and Carissa Darnell hit into a fielder’s choice as the tying run scored.
Rock Hill had 12 hits with Depriest, Harper, Hanshaw and Martin all going 2-4.
Chelsea McManaway and Brown each went 2-4 for Wellston.
Schug got the win in relief of Martin.
Wellston 010 003 0 = 4 9 0
Rock Hill 003 010 1 = 5 12 1
Brittni Hall and Chelsea McManaway. Kenzi Martin, Morgan Schug (6) and Kaelynn Ellis, Brooke Eastham (5). W-Schug (K-1, BB-1). Martin K-2, BB-1. L-Hall (K-9, BB-0). 2B-Wellston: Brittni Hall; Rock Hill: Kenzi Martin. 3B-Rock Hill: Morgan Damron, Chelsea Harper. Hitting-Wellston: Abby Scott 1-4, Chelsea McManaway 2-4, Tara Brown 2-4, Shanea Long 1-4, Brittni Hall 1-4, Sydney Comston 1-3, Megan Dailey 1-2; Rock Hill: Morgan Damron 1-4, BreeAnna Depriest 2-4, Chelsea Harper 2-4, Brooke Hanshaw 2-4, Morgan Schug 1-4, Kenzi Martin 2-4, Lindy Simpson 1-3, Brooklyn Kingery 1-2.