JV Lady Hawks out hit CCMS in CPA Invitational | Sports | The Press and Standard
by The Press and Standard | March 25, 2016 5:00 pm
Last Updated: March 23, 2016 at 3:00 pm
By CINDY CROSBY
The JV Lady Hawks lost against Holly Hill Academy 15-5 on Thursday March 17 in a game marked by 14 defensive errors. Jessica Hughes went 3-3 at the plate, with three doubles and two RBIs, while Haley Bootle went 2-3 in the game.
Coach Mallory Crawford attributed to the defensive mistakes to lack of playing. “I think the defensive mistakes were from us not having played since the CCMS tournament. They’ve missed the live game setting.”
Colleton Prep didn’t find the lack of live competition a problem during its own CPA Softball Invitational, which was played at ACE Basin Sports Complex this past weekend. The JV team racked up four wins and earned the championship trophy in a 17-7 win over the Colleton County Middle School Junior Cougars.
In game one, CPA earned a 12-4 win over John Paul II. Rachel Wright earned the win, giving up one hit. Wright also went 2-3 at the plate, while Hughes went 2-2.
Next the team took down Andrew Jackson 15-2. Wright got win No. 2 of the day, giving up two hits across four innings of work. She collected five strikeouts in the game and also contributed at the plate, going 2-3.
Langley Harter hit her first out-of-the-park homerun to left field and went 2-3 in the game. Taylor Tomedolskey and Ella Nolte were 2-3, while Bootle was perfect at 3-3. “This was a great game for us at the plate,” stated Coach Crawford.
Against Thomas Heyward, CPA slipped past the Rebels 3-2. Haley Bootle earned the win giving up only one hit in four innings. Bootle had four strikeouts. Tomedolskey, Bootle and Knight would all go 1-2 in the game.
In a hometown bragging rights championship game, CPA out hit Colleton County Middle School, 17-7. Wright threw five innings from the circle, allowing four hits. Harter went 2-5 with two RBIs and Nolte went 2-4 with four RBIs.
“I am so proud of how they played in the tournament this weekend,” said Crawford. “Especially after having a shaky game on Thursday. But they really rose to the occasion and proved they were a force.”