Franklinton wins 2-of-3 in tourney

Published 1:08 am Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Franklinton won two of its three games in the Live Oak Tournament that took place Friday and Saturday.
The Lady Demons lost their game on Friday to East Ascension, 14-3.
East Ascension scored six runs in the fourth and four in the seventh to account for 10 of its runs.
Ashlyn Ard and Missouri Varnado both went 2-for-3 with a run scored for Franklinton.
Ard drove in a run and Varnado doubled.
Bailey Spears, Brylie Fowler, Keirsten Allen and Laynea Stafford all had one hit.
Fowler scored a run and Allen drove home a run.
Franklinton played two games on Saturday and won each game, 4-3.
The first 4-3 victory was over Mamou.
Franklinton scored three runs in the sixth to erase a 3-1 deficit.
Ard tallied half of the Lady Demons’ six hits and she scored two runs.
Fowler posted two hits with an RBI and a run scored.
Allen posted one hit with two runs batted in and a run scored. Winning pitcher Aleigha Fussell allowed two earned runs on five hits with four strikeouts and two walks in a complete-game performance.
The next 4-3 win was against West Feliciana.
Sadie Stafford posted three hits for the Lady Demons.
Ard and Bailey Brooks had two each.
Ard drove in a run. Brooks doubled, posted two RBIs and scored two runs.
Fowler, Varnado, Allen, Spears, Sydney Wills and Fussell all had one hit.
Allen tripled and scored. Spears tallied a run. Wills had an RBI for the Lady Demons.
Fussell pitched a complete game two-hitter and did not allow an earned run. Fussell struck out five and walked three.
Franklinton committed five errors.