Late Score Costs Oxford Lady Yellow Jackets Varsity Against Mortimer Jordan
Oxford Lady Yellow Jackets Varsity lost the lead late in a 3-2 defeat to Mortimer Jordan on Friday. The game was tied at two with Mortimer Jordan batting in the top of the fifth when Purvis homered on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Mortimer Jordan pitchers struck out three, while Oxford Lady Yellow Jackets Varsity sat down one.
Oxford Lady Yellow Jackets Varsity got things started in the first inning when Crestavia Curry grounded out, scoring one run.
Holcombe was the winning pitcher for Mortimer Jordan. She surrendered two runs on five hits over five innings, striking out three and walking zero.
Emmali Meads took the loss for Oxford Lady Yellow Jackets Varsity. She lasted four and a third innings, allowing eight hits and three runs.
Sarah Howell went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Oxford Lady Yellow Jackets Varsity in hits.
Mortimer Jordan tallied eight hits on the day. Nash and Townsend all managed multiple hits for Mortimer Jordan. Mortimer Jordan was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Overton had the most chances in the field with eight.
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