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Fullington Lady Trojans finish busy week with four wins

Staff Reports

PINEHURST-The Fullington Academy Lady Trojans softball team took four wins out of five games this week, including three region wins.

Lady Trojans 9, Southwest Georgia Academy 8

Fullington hosted SGA on Monday (September 17) afternoon in what ended up being a wild contest that saw the Lady Trojans prevail with a late comeback.

Parker Wall led the Lady Trojans in the batting lineup in the game with three hits (two singles and a double) in three at bats with two runs batted in, a stolen base and a run scored. Sarah Kate Wall finished two for four with two RBIs and Marley Jones was one for three with two runs scored.

Ella McGalliard picked up the win for Fullington with four and a third shutout innings pitched in relief of Sarah Kate Wall.

Lady Trojans 16, Georgia Christian 1

Fullington picked up a road region win on Tuesday afternoon against the Georgia Christian Lady Generals. The game ended in a run-rule 16-1 win for the Lady Trojans after just three innings played.

Parker Wall had another productive game for the Lady Trojans, picking up one hit, three RBIs and two runs scored in three at bats. Marianna Jones was the team leader in RBIs in the contest with four. Camille Tyndal was the leading run scorer for Fullington in the game with three. McGalliard, Scout Weesner and Maddy McLeod each had an RBI in the contest, while Emma Sanders and Claire Thompson each scored two runs.

Maggie Rogers picked up the win in the circle for Fullington with three innings pitched, one earned run on two hits and five strikeouts.

Citizens Christian Academy 4, Lady Trojans 3

The Lady Trojans were defeated in Wednesday’s region contest against Citizens Christian Academy in a close one.

CCA took an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning, but Fullington came back to take the lead after scoring one run in the bottom of the second and two more in the bottom of the fifth.

The second inning run came on an RBI fielder’s choice groundout from Lauren Rucker that allowed Parker Wall to tie the score at 1-1. Marley Jones and Sarah Kate Wall scored the fifth inning runs after an RBI single from McGalliard. Fullington led 3-1 after the fifth inning.

CCA retook the lead in the top of the seventh on a three run home run, and they were able to hold on for a 4-3 win from there.

Lady Trojans 16, Community Christian 1

The Lady Trojans then hosted Community Christian for a region double header on Thursday afternoon.

Fullington won game one of the double header 16-1 in just three innings with key contributions from all over the lineup.

Batting stats: Weesner- two runs scored and one hit, Marianna Jones- two hits, three RBIs, and three runs scored, Parker Wall- three hits, three runs scored, three RBIs, Thompson- two hits, three runs, four RBIs, Sanders- two hits, two RBIs, one run, Lauren Blake- one hit, two stolen bases and three runs, Rogers- one hit and two RBIs

Lady Trojans 12, Community Christian 0

Fullington finished off the double-header sweep of Community Christian with a 12-0 victory in game two.

Batting stats: Rogers- one hit, two walks, two runs scored, one RBI, Tyndal- one walk, one RBI, one run, Weesner- one hit, two RBIs, three runs, Marianna Jones- two runs, one RBI, McLeod- two hits, one walk, one RBI, three runs scored, Sanders- one hit, one RBI, one run, Thompson- one hit, one RBI, Blake- one hit, one RBI, Carlee Roberts- one hit and one run scored

Rogers pitched four shutout innings, allowed one hit and struck out seven batters.

All game stats were provided by Fullington Academy softball’s GameChanger account.

The Lady Trojans have an overall record of 13-5 on the season with a region record of 4-1 so far. Fullington has three games next week, including an important region game rematch at Citizens Christian Academy on Tuesday at 4 p.m. The other two games for the Lady Trojans next week will be home contests against Windsor Academy on Monday at 4 p.m. and versus Tiftarea Academy on Thursday at 4:30 p.m.