Girls Junior Varsity Softball, Girls Varsity Softball · Rowan Defeats Lady Royals


Autumn Meade 6 softball harrison NHThe Lady Vikings picked up a win on the road on Thursday, May 7 in Maysville.  RC defeated the Mason County Lady Royals 20-1 in five innings.

Ten Lady Vikings tallied hits in the contest with the highlight of the evening going to senior Autumn Meade.  With juniors Kendra Holbrook and Shelbie Hanson and freshman Kammy Rose on base, Meade ripped a shot down the first base line to the fence.  The bases cleared and Meade made it all the way around for an in-the-park grand slam.  This was part of a 12-run fifth inning that brought 14 Lady Vikings to the plate.

Meade lead the team with four RBI and went 3 for 3 at the plate. Seniors Courtnae Bolander (3 for 4, 2 RBI) and Lindsey Wilson (2 for 3, 1 RBI) each had a double.  Senior Becca Duff (1 for 4) and freshman Sarah Hallock (1 for 2) each registered 3 RBI.

Other Lady Vikings contributing hits were: Senior Abby Hammond (1 for 4, 2 RBI); Junior Kendra Holbrook (1 for 2, 2 RBI); Hanson (1 for 2); sophomore Meghan Hammond (1 for 1, 2 RBI); and 8th grader Haley Howard (1 for 1).

Mason County got a pair of hits in the second inning and scored a lone run.

Abby Hammond gave up 2 hits while striking out 4 in the contest.

RC travels to Raceland-Worthington High School on May 9 where they play Raceland at 1:00 p.m. and Lawrence County at 3:00 p.m.