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Scotties claw the Cougars

Posted on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 2:45 pm

Zoe Truxon pounds the ball in the ground past the infield.

The St Margaret’s Lady Scotties defeated the Collegiate Lady Cougars (9-2) at home on Friday, April 28. The Lady Scotties put together twelve hits, and three errors by the Lady Cougars to plate the 9 runs. They scored two in the first inning, one in the second, two in the third, and four in the fifth. The pitching combination of Becca Kelley and Carrie Fox had 9 K’s and only allowed 9 hits. Becca Kelley led the team with 3 hits followed by Sara Pierce and Christine Johnson with two. Zoe Truxon, Heather McMahon, and Christine Johnson scored 2 runs each. The Scotties defense gave up one run in the first and one in the fourth; they turned one double play and didn’t have any errors. The Lady Scotties will face Southampton Academy and Norfolk Collegiate on Tuesday and Friday, May 2 and 5.