Pack softball falls

Published 4:36 pm Wednesday, April 22, 2009

By Staff
Staff Reports
The Washington Pam Pack couldn’t get the bats going in its softball game against fifth-ranked South Central, falling 2-0 Tuesday.
Caitlin Wainwright had a perfect game going until the seventh. The Pack reached on an error, but couldn’t do any damage offensively as Wainwright finished with the no-hitter.
Charity Watson fanned 11 and gave up just three hits in the loss.
The Pam Pack (8-4, 4-2 Coastal Conference) plays host to West Craven in a 6:30 p.m. game Thursday.
Seahawks top Manteo in close game
The Southside softball team used a two-run fifth inning to top Manteo, 3-1, on Tuesday night.
The Seahawks got another strong pitching performance from Emily Smith, who gave up one earned run on three hits and struck out five in seven innings.
Kristin Ayers (2-for-4) started the Seahawks rally in the fifth with a single. Shakeria Lomax followed with a double, and D.D. Stanley drove both runners in with a single.
Southside (10-7, 7-2) returns to action when it hosts Plymouth on Friday at 6 p.m. (WDN)
Terra Ceia falls short against Ridgecroft
The Terra Ceia softball team took a 3-2 loss against Ridgecroft on Tuesday.
Morgan Boyd took the hard-luck loss for the Knights, going five innings while striking out 13.
Holly McDonald led the way offensively for the Knights, going 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs.
The Knights (10-6, 3-6) play on Thursday against Lawrence at 4 p.m. (WDN)
Washington JV routs South Central
The Washington junior varsity baseball squad beat South Central 12-2 in six innings on Tuesday night.
Starting pitcher Michael Hollis went the full six innings with six strikeouts.
On the night, the Pam Pack had eight hits, led by Ryan Hardison (2-for-3), Austin Mitchell (2-for-3) and Jamie Landon (2-for-4).
The Pam Pack returns to the diamond Thursday at Rose. (WDN)
JV Pam Pack squad wins in extra innings
The Washington junior varsity softball team beat South Central, 8-5, in nine innings on Tuesday.
The Pam Pack got a shining performance from starting pitcher Brandi Hardison, who went seven innings with six strikeouts.
Hardison helped her own cause in the marathon matchup, going 1-for-5 with a double.
Sydney Gurkins went 2-for-5, while Carolina Smith legged-out two triples, going 2-for-5 as well.
The score was knotted at 4-4 at the end of seven innings before the Pam Pack mounted three runs in the ninth.
The Pam Pack (7-2, 3-2) returns to action on May 1 when it travels to New Bern. (WDN)
Plymouth dominates Roanoke behind pitching
The Plymouth baseball team beat Roanoke, 9-2, on Tuesday evening thanks to a two-hitter by starting pitcher Eli Spruill.
Spruill went five innings, striking out 11 Redskins. He also went 3-for-4 at the plate.
Fellow Vikings Chris Rogerson (2-for-4), Ronnel Blount (2-for-3) and Lee Williams (2-for-3) helped Plymouth score nine runs in the rout.
The Vikings travel to Southside on Friday. (WDN)
Bears mercy-rule Cape Hatteras
The Bear Grass softball team took it to Cape Hatteras, 10-0, in five innings on Tuesday night.
Bears’ winning pitcher Lauren Webb threw a one-hitter, with six strikeouts.
Sara Mosley led the offensive charge for the Bears, going 2-for-3, while Webb was perfect on the day, going 2-for-2.
Bear Grass (8-4, 2-0) plays host to Jamesville on Tuesday at 6 p.m. (WDN)
Poor fielding hurts Raiders in loss
The Pungo Christian baseball team fell to Lawrence Academy on Monday afternoon, 14-0.
The Raiders fell behind early, as Lawrence racked up six runs in the first inning thanks to some shoddy fielding by Pungo.
The Raiders were led on offense by star third baseman Drew Elliott, who went 2-for-3 with a double and single. Colby Latham went 1-for-3, while the Credle brothers, Zack and Ethan, each had a single.
Joseph Braddy took the loss for the Raiders, surrendering 10 walks, while striking out three.
The Raiders (2-9) will face off against Teach on Thursday. (WDN)
Williamston tops Southside
Harris Shepherd fired a no-hitter and fanned seven batters as the Williamston Tigers topped Southside 2-1 in softball action Monday.
Shepherd also had two hits for the Tigers (8-6, 5-2).
Northside golfers shoot well
The Northside golf team picked up a win over Williamston and Manteo in Tuesday’s tri-match at Bayview.
Jared Adams shot an 82 to help lead the Panthers to a 365 score. The Panthers were followed by Williamston (370) and Manteo (391).
A day earlier, Jared Adams led Northside with an 83 as the Panthers took second with a 369 at Cypress Landing. Williamston won with a 320, while Southside (408) was third.
Northside golfs at Williamston Thursday. The two will be joined by Washington. (WDN)