Lady Bears blast Franklin County

Published 12:30 pm Wednesday, August 20, 2014

MEADVILLE – The West Lincoln Lady Bears managed to keep their perfect record intact after knocking off the Franklin County Lady Bulldogs 13-2 in five innings of action Tuesday night in slowpitch softball action.

The Lady Bears (3-0) will resume action Thursday as they prepare to welcome the Wesson Lady Cobras for their home opener. Junior varsity action starts at 5 p.m., followed by the varsity game at 6 p.m.

W. Lincoln 13, Franklin Co. 2 

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The Lady Bears quickly took care of business Tuesday night as they hammered the Lady Bulldogs with three-runs in the third inning and three more runs in the fourth inning to secure a 6-2 advantage.

West Lincoln would continue their strong hitting in the fifth inning to score seven runs to claim a 13-2 lead and held off Franklin County in the bottom of the fifth inning to capture the win.

Makennah Redd was the winning pitcher for the Lady Bears with three strikeouts and two walks.

Shelby Case suffered the setback for FCHS with no strikeouts and two walks.

Millane Lewis powered West Lincoln’s offensive onslaught with a grand slam home run. Alli Mullins fueled the flames with a double and a single. Brianna Fauver, Anna Brooke Davis and Makennah Redd contributed a pair of singles each. Hitting safely were Micah Redd, Hanna Moak, Malori Hall, Layton Sills, Addie Spring and Ashley Thomas.

Alyssa Case and Shelby Case were the offensive leaders at the plate for Franklin County with two singles apiece. Macy Brabham, Sierra Bethany, Emilee Wallace, K. Smith and E. Smith.

In JV action,  West Lincoln blanked Franklin County 11-0.

McKenzie Pyles and Anna Brooke Davis pitched the victory for the Lady Bears.

Sara Jane Doty and Jana Case were the top sluggers on offense for West Lincoln with a triple and a single each. Makayla Shelton contributed three singles. Ashley Thomas provided two singles. Georganna Allen, Abigail Edwards, Demesha Deer and McKenzie Pyles hit safely.