Oxford Lady Jackets stayed in it until the end, but Pleasant Valley pulled away late in a 3-1 victory on Thursday.
The game was tied at one with Pleasant Valley batting in the bottom of the fifth when an error scored one run for Pleasant Valley.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Pleasant Valley pitchers struck out four, while Oxford Lady Jackets Varsity sat down six.
In the first inning, Oxford Lady Jackets got their offense started. Emily Thrasher’s sac fly scored one run for Oxford Lady Jackets.
Borders was credited with the victory for Pleasant Valley. She went four innings, allowing one run on three hits, striking out one and walking zero.
Patterson threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen. Patterson recorded the last nine outs to earn the save for Pleasant Valley.
Thrasher took the loss for Oxford Lady Jackets. She went six innings, allowing three runs on five hits, striking out six and walking one.
Takya Garrett led Oxford Lady Jackets with two hits in three at bats.
Pleasant Valley scattered five hits in the game. S Williams and C Williams all managed multiple hits for Pleasant Valley. Pleasant Valley was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Harris made the most plays with eight.
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