Franklinton captures league win over Pearl River

Published 1:40 pm Friday, March 26, 2021

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Franklinton used a big second inning in an 11-1 six-inning victory over Pearl River in a District 9-4A contest at home on Monday.

The Lady Demons trailed 1-0 through one inning, but scored six runs in the second to go up 6-1 and never looked back.

Albanie Fussell went 3-for-3 with two doubles, three runs batted in and two runs scored.

Ashlyn Welch posted two hits, including a double, with an RBI and a run scored.

Aleigha Fussell tallied two hits and two runs batted in.

Skylar Branch singled, drove in two runs and scored a run.

Missouri Varnado doubled and scored two runs.

Brylie Fowler and Bailey Brooks both singled, scored a run and drove one home.

Khristian Schexnider singled and scored a run.

Caylin Turnage and Ashley Smith scored a run each.

Winning pitcher Aleigha Fussell threw all six innings, allowing a run on three hits with six strikeouts and one walk.