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September 26, 2013

Area middle school roundup: Henderson's hits lead Lady Kodiaks in rout

Henley Henderson collected a pair of extra-base hits and drove in five runs to lead New Hope Middle School’s softball team to an 18-0 win against Eastbrook on Monday at Southeast Whitfield High School.

Molley Middleton was 3-for-3 with an RBI, Sydney Horne was 2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI, Melodie Streett was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and Ashley Johnston and Peyton Tudor each went 2-for-2.

Kylie Caylor was the winning pitcher striking out five in two innings of work, while Shaylen Sutton struck out the side in the final inning. The game was shortened by the mercy rule.

Eastbrook did not report statistics by The Daily Citizen’s deadline.

Gladden 7, Valley Point 4: Kacie Ausmus struck out 14 and walked three while pitching the Lady Warriors (6-2) to Monday’s win.

She also drove in two runs to help her cause, while Attie Ridley added two hits and Allison Weaver had a triple and two RBIs.

Valley Point did not report statistics by The Daily Citizen’s deadline.

North Whitfield 11, Bagley 6: In Monday’s loss to North Whitfield, Bagley’s McKinley Fields went 4-for-4 with two RBIs, while Erin Blankenship, Tori Henderson and August Miles each collected two hits — one of those a triple by Miles.

Tatum Brown also had a hit and drove in two runs for the Lady Braves.

North Whitfield did not report statistics by The Daily Citizen’s deadline.

Bagley 5, Gladden 4: Fields’ walk-off triple in the 10th inning led the Lady Braves to victory this past Thursday.

Blankenship scored the winning run on the hit by Fields, who finished the day 3-for-4.

Miles, who went 4-for-5, sent the game into extra innings with a two-run home run with two outs in the seventh. Also scoring on that play was Brown, who went 3-for-4.

Brown also pitched four innings — she struck out five and gave up two runs — before giving way to Henderson, who collected the win after handling the pitching duties the rest of the way.

Henderson, who struck out seven, also had two hits, along with Savannah Smith.

Gladden did not report statistics by The Daily Citizen’s deadline.

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