Lady Bulldogs bounce back with 2nd Coastal Empire win

Taylor Thompson pitching at home
Taylor Thompson pitching at home

The Toombs County Lady Bulldog (2-2) softball bounced back from back-to-back home run rule losses, to New Hampstead and Jeff Davis, with a 10-6 victory over New Hampstead in Savannah.

In the first game with the Lady Phoenix, TCHS pitching walked 20 batters throwing a wet softball. In Savannah the ball was dry and Taylor Thompson struck out 10 batters and walked five in her complete game win. She did not allow a hit after the fourth inning and retired the last six hitters she faced in a row.

Leadoff hitter Amanda Powell energized the offense by going 4-for-5 with two singles, a double and a triple. The senior drove in a run and scored twice.

Courtney Moore also had a multi-hit game. The senior went 2-for-3 with a single, a double and a walk. She stole two bases and scored two runs. Courtney is 7-for-13 in the first four games of the season giving her a .538 batting average. Sophomore Lillian Pittman went 1-for-3 with a walk, two stolen bases, two runs scored and a RBI.

Amber Braddock went 1-for-5 and Brittney Beckum 1-for-4 with a run scored.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Toombs County 5 0 3 0 0 2 0 10 9 2
New Hampstead 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 6 5 7
Toombs County
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
Amanda Powell 5 2 4 1 0 1
Amber Braddock 5 1 1 0 0 1
Taylor Thompson 3 2 0 0 0 0
Courtney Moore 3 2 2 0 1 0
 Lillian Pittman 3 2 1 1 1 0
Megan Dukes 3 0 0 0 0 0
Brittney Beckum 3 1 1 1 0 0
Kierra Williams 3 0 0 0 0 2
Sage Jones 2 0 0 0 0 1
Lexi Martin 1 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 31 10 9 3 2 5
Pitching IP H R ER K BB HR
Taylor Thomson W(2-2) 7.0 5 6 5 10 5 0