Russellville pockets win against Linn
Thursday, October 3, 2013
The Russellville Lady Indians hosted Linn Sept. 24, where they captured an 11-9 win from the Lady Wildcats.
Adrianna Basnett pitched through the sixth inning, recording four strikeouts. Miranda Hill pitched the seventh inning to get the save.
"Micayla Gilmore led off the third inning with her first career homerun," Russellville Coach Trisha Black said.
Gilmore also had two RBI. Amberlyn Grellner had a triple, a single and two RBI. Libby Mueller had a double, a single and three RBI and Basnett had a double, and single and two RBI. Kaitlyn Bungart recorded a double and a single, and Emma Koestner had three singles.
"The girls played very well," Black said. "They did a great job at the plate and
were aggressive on the bases."
Previously, the Lady Indians participated in the AA Softball Bash Sept. 20-21, which Russellville co-hosted with Eugene, where the Lady Indians finished in third place.
In first-round action of the tourney Sept. 20 at Russellville, the Lady Indians lost 2-1 to Fulton.
Hill recorded the loss with seven strikeouts.
Basnett led Russellville hits with a triple, a single and one RBI. Hill chipped in with a single.
Russellville then faced Versailles Sept. 21 at Russellville, where the Lady Indians defeated the Lady Tigers 8-3.
Basnett recorded the win with six strikeouts. Hill and Gilmore led Russellville hits with two singles each as well as three RBI each. Bungart, Justice Miller and Kailee Stanley each had two singles, and Koestner chipped in with a single.
Russellville faced Eugene Sept. 21 at Eugene, where the Lady Indians won 5-2 to finish the tournament in third place.
Basnett recorded the win with two strikeouts.
"Adrianna pitched a great game," Black said. "She came into a tough situation with the bases loaded and was able to get out of it with only one run scoring. Our defense was solid behind her and we did a great job of hitting the ball. We had five girls with at least two hits each and one RBI. I'm very proud of their effort."
Basnett led Russellville hits with a double, three singles and one RBI. Koestner followed with a double, two singles and one RBI. Grellner had a double, a single and one RBI, and Bungart and Mueller each recorded two singles and one RBI.
"The girls played great all week," Black said. "They are really starting to come together as a team and are realizing that all nine girls on the field have to contribute
to win ball games."
Russellville will host Fatima at 5 p.m. Thursday.
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