Green, Chesy split twinbill
CHESAPEAKE — The Green Lady Bobcats proved to be a big hit on Saturday.
The Lady Bobcats spanked the ball for 23 total hits in a doubleheader with the Chesapeake Lady Panthers.
Green (3-4) had 13 hits in the 9-3 first game win and had 10 more hits in the nightcap only to lose 6-5.
“We’ve been hitting the ball well. We just have to cut down on our errors,” said Green coach Dale Royse.
Micah Lewis got the win in the first game with a six-hitter and also went 3-5 with a double to pace the offense. Emma Salisbury was 2-4 and Hannah Cline was 2-4 with a double.
Chesapeake took a 1-0 lead in the first, but Green erupted for seven runs in the third inning to take control of the game.
Cline stroked a three-run double and Erin Imes had a two-run single to highlight the uprising.
Jordan Porter was 2-4 with a double to lead Chesapeake.
In the second game, Green built a 5-0 lead before the Lady Panthers rallied to win.
Chesapeake trailed 5-4 heading into the seventh inning and score the tying and winning runs with the aid of two errors.
Alyssa Scott singled and Kelsey Huff reached on an error. Anna Mayo singled home a run and Macy Allen was safe on an error to score the winning run.
Huff and Anna Mayo each went 2-4 to lead the Panthers’ offense.
Lewis was 3-4 with a double and Madi Applegate went 2-4 with a triple to pace Green. Jenna Crawford was also 2-4.
Green 007 100 1 = 9 13 4
Chesapeake 102 000 0 = 3 6 2
Micah Lewis and Erin Imes. Macy Allen and Kelsey Huff. W-Lewis (K-7, BB-5). L-Allen (K-4, BB-5). 2B-Green: Micah Lewis, Hannah Cline; Chesapeake: Jordan Porter. Hitting-Green: Madi Applegate 1-3, Micah Lewis 3-5, Jenna Crawford 1-3, Erin Imes 1-4, Emma Salisbury 2-4, Devin Johnson 1-4, Abby Cline 1-4, Hannah Cline 2-4, Ciera Davis 1-4; Chesapeake: Jordan Porter 2-4, Kelsey Huff 1-4, Anna Mayo 1-4, Melanie Noble 1-4, Sidnee Hall 1-2.
Green 320 000 0 = 5 10 4
Chesapeake 000 040 2 = 6 7 1
Jenna Crawford and Erin Imes. Melanie Noble and Kelsey Huff. W-Noble (K-2, BB-2). L-Crawford (K-3, BB-0). 2B-Green: Micah Lewis; Chesapeake: Kelsey Huff. 3B-Green: Madi Applegate. Hitting-Green: Madi Applegate 2-4, Micah Lewis 3-4, Jenna Crawford 2-4, Erin Imes 1-4, Kayla Davis 1-2, Ciera Davis 1-2; Chesapeake: Kelsey Huff 2-4, Anna Mayo 2-4, Ali Ransbottom 1-4, Melanie Noble 1-3, Alyssa Scott 1-3.