Roundup: Lady Seahawks claim lone Friday win
Published 2:50 pm Saturday, April 29, 2017
Southside edges Lady Hurricanes
BAYBORO — Hannah Paramore and Alyssa McLawhorn collected two hits each, and five other Lady Seahawks had a hit as they eked out a 6-4 win at Pamlico County on Friday.
The hosting Lady Hurricanes struck first with a run in the third. Southside’s bats came alive in the fifth, resulting in five runs. Pamlico County got three back in the bottom half of the stanza, cutting the Lady Seahawks’ lead to one, but they added an insurance run in the seventh.
McLawhorn gave up four runs (three earned) on eight hits. She walked two and struck out five over the seven innings of work.
The Lady Seahawks host a pair of games next week before heading to Northside for the season finale on Thursday.
Seahawks struggle at Pamlico County
BAYBORO — Southside could only scrape together two hits in a 7-1 loss at Pamlico County on Friday. The Hurricanes put the game away with four runs in the bottom of the sixth.
Trailing 3-0 in the top of the sixth, Grant Jensen batted in Will Warren to get the Seahawks on the board. Starting pitcher Brantley Cutler ran into issues in the bottom of the frame, though. He only notched one out before getting pulled in favor of Cody Modlin.
Southside returns home Monday for its senior-night game against Columbia. The Seahawks will wrap up the season with a two-game road swing at East Carteret on Tuesday then at Northside on Thursday.
Washington slips at North Johnston
KENLY — Mary B. Dixon and Meghan Horton each had two hits, but Washington’s offense was largely quiet in an 8-0 loss at North Johnston on Friday. The Lady Panther moved back into sole possession of first with the win.
Only three of North Johnston’s runs were charged to the Lady Pack pitching staff of Hailey Harris and Abbigail Tucker. There were three errors in the field that helped the Lady Panthers along.
After drawing first blood in the bottom of the first, the Lady Panthers scored three in the third and another three in the fifth to run away with the win.
The Pam Pack baseball team, which was hoping to move into a first-place tie, narrowly lost, 2-1.
Washington baseball and softball finishes the regular season with a home-and-home series with Southwest Edgecombe.