Early Lead For Helena Seals Fate For Oxford Lady Yellow Jackets Varsity
Oxford Lady Yellow Jackets Varsity watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 7-1 loss to Helena on Saturday. Helena took the lead on a walk in the first inning.
The Oxford Lady Yellow Jackets Varsity struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Helena, giving up seven runs.
Helena scored four runs in the third inning. Helena’s big inning was driven by singles by Kelsi Bargman, Fortson, and Gregg.
Barnett led the Helena to victory on the pitcher’s mound. She surrendered one run on six hits over three and two-thirds innings, striking out two and walking zero. Doriety recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Helena.
Emily Thrasher took the loss for Oxford Lady Yellow Jackets Varsity. She went three innings, allowing six runs on seven hits.
Oxford Lady Yellow Jackets Varsity collected seven hits on the day. Ametria Wilson and Crestavia Curry each racked up multiple hits for Oxford Lady Yellow Jackets Varsity. Curry and Wilson each collected two hits to lead Oxford Lady Yellow Jackets Varsity.
Helena scattered 11 hits in the game. Gregg and Wilson all collected multiple hits for Helena. Gregg led Helena with three hits in four at bats. Helena didn’t commit a single error in the field. Wilkins had the most chances in the field with six.
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