Lady Parsons Battle in Conference Play
The Lady Parsons traveled to Tuscaloosa Thursday to take on Shelton State Community College.
The Lady Parsons gave way to a Shelton State walk-off double in the ninth inning of game one, dropping a heartbreaker 3-2.
Katlin Light went 1-2 from the plate, drove in one and scored one run. She singled in the fourth inning.
Christian Rhodes was a workhorse in the circle for the Snead State Lady Parsons. She pitched eight and one-third innings and allowed two runs, eight hits and three walks while striking out six.
Jordan Beasley held Shelton State hitless over one-third of an inning and allowing no runs in Snead’s 5-1 loss in game two.
Sara Duncan recorded the loss. She lasted five and two-thirds innings, walked six, struck out one and allowed five runs.
The fourth inning saw Snead State score its only run on an RBI double by Karlee Hunter.
On Tuesday, the Parsons picked up two big wins against Marion Military.
A second inning rally sparked an 11-0 blowout for Snead State.
Snead State exerted its will early with seven runs in the first three innings.
An RBI single by Light in the first inning, an RBI single by Kelsey Pelham, an RBI double by Shanena Blankenship, a two-run double by Light and a two-run homerun by Mary Graves during the second inning fueled Snead State’s early offense.
Graves racked up three RBIs on two hits for Snead State.
Rhodes kept Marion Military off the scoreboard for all five innings she was on the rubber. She pitched a shutout, allowing no runs on three hits while striking out seven.
The Lady Parsons easily handled Marion Military’s pitching as six hitters combined for 12 hits, 11 RBIs and 10 runs scored.
Shainna Pearce went 1-3 and hit a home run in the third inning as Snead State took home a 7-3 victory in game two.
Beasley recorded the win. She allowed three runs over seven innings. She struck out none, walked two and surrendered eight hits.
Snead State put up one run in each of the second, fourth and sixth innings. The Lady Parsons scored on a walk by Kelsey Pelham, scoring Danya Snead.
The lead stayed with the Lady Parsons after the third inning, when it scored four runs on two, two-run home runs.
The Lady Parsons are now 16-21 and 2-2 in conference play.
The Lady Parsons will take on Wallace State Hanceville Saturday in a double header conference battle at Snead State. First pitch is as at 1 p.m.