Franklinton victorious over Westgate

Published 1:27 pm Tuesday, April 20, 2021

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Franklinton’s Lady Demons captured their bi-district round playoff game with an 18-0 win over Westgate in three innings at home.

Franklinton scored in both innings they hit, with seven runs, in the first and 11 in the second.

Khristian Schexnider posted two singles with a run batted in and two runs scored.

Brylie Fowler singled, recorded three runs driven in and a run scored.

Bailey Brooks doubled with three runs scored and an RBI.

Albanie Fussell tallied a hit, three runs scored and a run batted in.

Caylin Turnage singled, drove in three runs and scored two runs.

Ashlyn Welch singled, drove in a run and scored two runs.

Isabella Causey and Aleigha Fussell both singled, scored a run and drove one home.

Ashley Smith singled.

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

Aleigha Fussell and Branch combined on the shutout. Fussell threw two innings of one-hit ball with five strikeouts and no walks. Branch threw a hitless inning with a strikeout and no walks.

Sixth-seeded Franklinton, which is 21-8, is headed to regionals and hosts No. 11 Lakeshore on April 21 at 5:30 p.m. Lakeshore is 9-10 this year and defeated No. 22 Livonia, 14-0, in five innings during the bi-district round.