Bowling Green School takes 2nd in South State

Published 2:18 pm Friday, October 2, 2020

Bowling Green School came in second place at the South Class 3A Fast-Pitch Tournament that took place last Saturday and Monday at Traceway Park in Clinton, Miss.
The Lady Buccaneers opened the competition with a 15-0 victory over Canton Academy in three innings.

Bowling Green scored three runs in the first inning and followed that up with six each in the second and third.

Cassidy Spears hit a home run, drove in four runs and scored two runs in a two-hit game.

Albanie Fussell went 2-for-3.

Landry Dupont singled and scored three runs.

Kylee Burris recorded a hit, two runs scored and two runs batted in.

Anna Claire Crowe posted one hit, two runs and an RBI.

Katherine Burris singled and scored a run.

Brylie Fowler had a hit and tallied two runs.

Dixie Camaille singled and scored a run.

Hallie Serigne scored three runs.

Aleigha Fussell threw two hitless innings of shutout ball with two strikeouts and a walk.

Olivia Serigne pitched the third inning and allowed a hit.

Bowling Green topped Tri-County Academy, 2-1, in the next game.

The Lady Buccaneers scored two runs in the third and Tri-County posted a run in the fifth.

Albanie Fussell drove in both runs on a single that plated Katherine Burris and Dupont.

Dupont recorded two hits, while Albanie Fussell and Burris had one each.

Fowler singled twice.

Spears tallied a hit.

Aleigha Fussell pitched a complete game, allowing one run on six hits with two strikeouts and one walk.

That capped off Saturday’s play.

The Lady Buccaneers played four games on Monday.

The first was a 6-0 loss to Clinton Christian Academy in the double-elimination tournament.

Bowling Green had two hits, one each by Spears and Albanie Fussell.

The Lady Buccaneers rebounded from the setback with a 6-2 win over Columbia Academy.

Dupont tallied three hits and three runs scored.

Camaille singled, doubled and drove in a run.

Fowler tallied two hits and a run scored.

Crowe singled twice and drove in two runs.

KaKa Seal posted two hits.

Albanie Fussell doubled and drove in two runs.

Spears singled, drove in two runs and posted an RBI.

Kylee Burris singled.

Fussell went four innings, allowing two runs that were both unearned on two hits with three strikeouts and a walk.

Bowling Green then defeated Clinton Christian Academy, 4-2.

The Lady Buccaneers scored single runs in the second through fourth innings and another in the sixth.

Clinton tallied both of its runs in the bottom of the sixth.

Dupont homered scored two runs and drove in a pair of runs.

Camaille recorded two hits and scored a run.

Spears had a pair of hits.

Kylee Burris singled, scored a run and had an RBI.

Fowler tripled.

Crowe posted a hit.

Fussell went the distance, allowing two runs on nine hits with three strikeouts and walks.

That put the Lady Buccaneers in the championship game, but they were topped by Clinton Christian Academy, 6-3.

Clinton scored three runs in the first to go up, 3-0. Bowling Green tied the game with three of its own in the third, but Clinton scored three runs in the fifth for the 6-3 contest.

Camaille singled, drove in a run and scored a run.

Albanie Fussell tallied a hit and an RBI.

Kylee Burris recorded two hits.

Dupont and Hallie Serigne scored a run each.

The top four teams advanced to the Class 3A Fast-Pitch Tournament that will take place on Oct. 3 and 5 at the Magee Sportsplex in Magee, Miss.

Bowling Green will open the double-elimination tournament on Saturday, Oct. 3 against Winona Christian School at 1 p.m.

The winner will play either Marshall Academy or Canton Academy.