Lady Panthers crush Forest Hill

Published 10:15 am Friday, September 11, 2015

JACKSON – The Brookhaven Lady Panthers plated 20 runs and allowed just one in a three-inning contest against the Forest Hill Lady Patriots Thursday.

“The girls hit extremely well tonight. We adjusted at the plate and were able to place the ball much better,” said Mandy Vinson, BHS head coach.

Brookhaven 20, Forest Hill 1 

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With two runners on, Jada Henderson powered the Lady Panthers with a three-run, over-the-fence homerun to set the pace for the first inning, but that would be the only runs scored in that inning.

Regan Atterberry led the seven-hit, second-inning attack with an inside the park home run.

During the third inning, the Lady Panther bats came alive with five homeruns. Hitting home runs over the fence were Katherine Shell and Haley Speaks. Hitting inside the park homeruns were Macy Ziskin, Atterberry, Kat Wallace and Tia Bussey.

Hitting doubles for the night were Shell, Henderson, Fallon Brooks, Speaks, Bussey and Rileigh Allen. Cheyenne Motley, Ziskin and Jadyen Fuller hit safely.

Allen pitched all three innings of the game for the Lady Panthers with three strikeouts and no walks.

The Lady Patriots had two hits in the first inning, two hits in the second inning and one hit in the third inning. They scored their only run in the first inning.

Brookhaven improves to 9-2, 3-0 for the season. Its next matchup will be at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday against West Lincoln at the home of the Lady Panthers, located behind Mamie Martin Elementary. The junior varsity teams will face off at 5 p.m.