West Lincoln sweeps Weir

Published 5:00 am Monday, October 12, 2009

WEIR – The West Lincoln Lady Bears won 2 straight from the WeirLady Lions Thursday afternoon in the first round of a best-of-threeseries in the opening round of the Class 1A State slowpitchsoftball playoffs.

West Lincoln (15-9) crushed Weir 19-8 in the first game and 5-0in the second contest.

The Bears, coached by Andrew Redd, host Noxapater Saturday,beginning at 2 p.m. depending on the weather.

Subscribe to our free email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

“I was glad to see us hit the ball and play that well,” saidRedd. “The girls did a good job.”

Jessica Franklin (15-9) posted the wins, with 1 strikeouts and 5walks in the first game and 1 strikeout and no walks in the secondgame.

West Lincoln 19, Weir 8

Powering the Bears at the plate with 3 singles each were KerriEasley and Ashley McCaffery. Hannah Knouse and Alexis Cook ripped 2singles apiece. Hitting safely was Stephanie Smith.

West Lincoln out hit Weir 11-6 at the plate. The Lions committed9 errors to the Bears 4.

West Lincoln 5, Weir 5

Karli Herrington smashed a double and a single for the Bears.Katie Mullins, Kayla Beth Rushing, Franklin and Smith collected 2singles apiece. Easley hit safely.

The Bears finished with 11 hits while the Lions had 6.

Weir committed 4 errors to West Lincoln’s 1.