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Area Softball Playoff Scores!! 4/20/16

Check out some of the areas softball playoff scores as teams vie for a chance to advance in the state tournaments.


 

Columbia-11 vs Bartram -10

Bartram Trail  jumped out to a 6-0 lead at the start of the game. Emily Sikes brought in Reed Davenport as the Lady Bear’s bats connected early and often. They lit up the evening sky early with hits as Riley Condon,Chayse Condon and Nelia Marichal also drove in runs for Bartram. It was a nightmare for starting pitcher Ivorie Maltby. But Story Giebeig would commence the comeback for the Lady Tigers on a double in the 2nd. Chris Deona Beasley would score on a Tatum Morgan double making it 6-6 after just two innings. Bartram’s Pitcher Mansanko would also endure a tough start for her team, but it would not get better for the pitchers to follow as both teams capitalized on the offensive explosion on the night.

Batram would take the lead for the first time Bottom of the fifth on a S.K Lewis double to go ahead 10-9, but Columbia’s Savannah Parker would hit a home run to tie it in the sixth inning 10-10. The deciding run would be brought in by Alaina Perry’s double as Columbia would win 11-10 in spectacualr fashion.

 


Baker County- 17 vs Yulee- 12

 

 

The Region 1-5A quarterfinals were decided as Baker County outlasted Yulee 17-12. Baker will host Suwannee in the semifinals on Tuesday. Baker’ County’s Madison Kennedy and Dee Washington’s late score put it out of reach late in the high scoring affair. It was an amazing back and forth game with lots of points that ironically began on a single by Kennedy who put her team up 1-0. It started a game that would include lots of hits and plays her and her team. The biggest play of the night would be Payton Parker’s grand slam in the bottom of the 3rd to put her team up 6-0.

Yulee would respond in the fourth as Jordan Bell hit a three run homer to cut the lead to 6-3 Baker County. Lindsay LaFavor would attempt to duplicate her teammate’s incredible feat by hitting a three run home run to tie the game 6-6 in the fourth. When Kennedy hit a RBI double to put her team up 9-6 late, Yulee’s McKenzee Flowers would bring in a run to tie the game 9-9 after ERAs by Baker. They would trade shots going to 12-12 in the bottom of the 6th, but Baker’s Tori Richardson would hit the deciding RBI to put her team up for god 13-12.


 

Atlantic Coast-7 vs Chiles (Tallahassee)- 5

The Stingrays traveled to the big bend area to take on Chiles in the 8A playoff game. The Lady Rays got Head Coach James Greek his 100th career victory. What a great way to commemorate the win by advancing in the Class 8A playoffs. Sam Howard put the Rays up 2-0 in the top of the 1st inning. Nikki Grupp hit a triple in the 6th to propel her team ahead 7-5. The Rays defense stepped up big thanks to big catches by Hopfe and Turgeson. Pitcher Taylor Bauman closed the game holding the Timberwolves to no runs and only one hit in the final 3 innings. Congratulations to the Lady Stingrays who advance to take on Oakleaf, a game that will be one of the biggest in the state.


 

Other Scores

Ponte Vedra-4 vs Paxon-3

Mandarin-3 vs Lyman-2

Gainesville-3 vs Creekside-0

Clay-14 vs Ed White-4

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