Six run fifth lifts TCMS Lady Bullpups to a 9-4 win over ECI

The Toombs County Lady Bullpups scored six runs in the fifth inning to overcome a one-run deficit propelling them to a 9-4 home win over ECI.  TCMS is 5-1 and 4-0 in the subregion. The two teams will turnaround and play again on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. in Twin City.

Harley Hester 's infield hit scores the first TCMS run
Harley Hester ‘s infield hit scores the first TCMS run
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Ziahya Griffin drives in a first inning run with a hit

Toombs took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first on RBI hits by Harley Hester and Ziahya Grffin. Hester also drove in a run with a sacrifice fly in the second inning.

Ashtyn Braddy is hit by a pitch, with the bases loaded, to break a 4-4 tie
Ashtyn Braddy is hit by a pitch, with the bases loaded, to break a 4-4 tie

In the fifth inning Lilly Mosley walked with the bases loaded to tie the game at 4-all. Ashtyn Braddy was hit by a pitch to plate another run to put TCMS up 5-4. Aspen Johnson scored on a wild pitch and Emma Salter and Griffin each walked with the bases loaded and Rilyn Fitzgerald reached on an infield error scoring the final two runs.

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Ashtyn Braddy pitched her second straight home complete game

Braddy pitched all six innings and did not allow an earned run and Hester, at shortstop, was involved in three double plays in the first, second and fourth innings.

Harley Hester takes a throw from Ashtyn Braddy (number 1) and throws to first base for her second double play
Harley Hester takes a throw from Ashtyn Braddy (number 1) and throws to first base for her second double play
Miya Bullard catches Hester's throw to finish the double play
Amiya Bullard catches Hester’s throw to finish the double play