Lady Demons continue solid start to 2019 season
Published 1:15 pm Friday, March 8, 2019
Franklinton’s Lady Demons won every game held Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
On Monday, Franklinton defeated Pine, 11-6, as Ashlyn Ard had a big game.
Ard went 4-for-4 with two doubles and a triple. Ard drove in two runs and scored three runs.
Kiersten Allen singled twice, drove in three runs and scored a run.
Brylie Fowler had two hits, including a double with two runs scored and a pair of RBIs.
Bailey Spears had a hit and an RBI.
Ashlyn Welch singled and scored a run.
Albanie Fussell and Aleigha Fussell both singled.
Aallyah Faour tallied two runs while Bailey Brooks and Kassidy Nielson scored a run each.
Fussell allowed two earned runs with seven strikeouts and three walks in a complete game performance.
On Wednesday, Franklinton defeated St. Thomas Aquinas, 11-6, at home.
The Lady Demons jumped out to a 7-0 lead through four innings. St. Thomas Aquinas scored three runs in the fifth inning, but Franklinton answered with three of its own in its half of the fifth to make it 10-3 before adding one more in the sixth. St. Thomas Aquinas tallied three in the seventh for the 11-6 final.
Ard continued to hit well, going 2-for-4 with two doubles, an RBI and three runs scored.
Fowler recorded two hits, including a double, two runs batted in and two runs scored.
Aleigha Fussell tallied two hits and an RBI.
Welch singled, drove in a run and scored a pair of runs.
Laynea Stafford had a hit, an RBI and a run scored.
Albanie Fussell doubled and had a run batted in.
Brooks singled in the win.
Spears scored a run and drove in one while Missouri Varnado and Nielson scored a run each.
Aleigha Fussell allowed two earned runs on five hits with 10 strikeouts and a walk in a complete game performance. Franklinton committed six errors.
Franklinton won its sixth game in a row on Thursday, with a District 8-4A opening 9-2 victory over St. Scholastica Academy at home.
The Lady Demons recorded 13 hits, led by Allen’s three hits and she scored a run.
Ard singled twice and scored three runs.
Brooks went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs and a run scored.
Fowler doubled, drove in two and scored once.
Welch singled with two RBIs and a run scored.
Spears singled and drove in a run.
Varnado singled and scored a run.
Albanie Fussell and Aleigha Fussell tallied a hit each.
Faour scored a run for the Lady Demons in the victory.
Winning pitcher Aleigha Fussell threw a complete game, allowing one earned run on five hits with seven strikeouts and a walk.