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Lady Wolves pick up win over Baton Rouge

WESSON -The Co-Lin Lady Wolves honored their sophomores by picking up a 4-3 win over the Baton Rouge Lady Bears Monday.

Co-Lin 4, Baton Rouge 3 

Greta Carley led off the inning with a single to right field. Lauren Brashier sacrificed Carley to second. Jessica Crum ripped a RBI double to left field to put the Lady Wolves up 1-0.

Co-Lin held that lead until the top of the fourth inning. Baton Rouge plated three runs in the top of the fourth inning to take a 3-1 lead.

In the fifth inning, the Lady Wolves scored three runs to take a 4-3 lead. Brashier led off the inning with a double to center field. Crum drew a walk. Kaitlyn Taylor singled to right field. Brashier scored on an error by the right fielder. Brittany Barbay followed with a lazy fly ball to right field that dropped in for single. Courtesy runner Katie Grace Culpepper scored to pull the Lady Wolves to 3-2. Barbay advanced to second after the throw to the plate, leaving BRCC confused. Taylor, who was now standing on third, quickly bolted home as Baton Rouge attempted to throw out Barbay. The smart base running gave the Lady Wolves a 4-3 lead.

Brashier led Co-Lin with a double and a single. Crum doubled for an RBI. Adding support with a single apiece were Carley, Taylor, Barbay (2 RBIs), Dianna Hobgood, Jamie Martin, Madison Hyde, and Mattie Avants.

Leading Baton Rouge at the plate were Morgan Berry and Virginia Cucciupo with a single apiece. Alyssa Bush and Royell Cobb doubled. Hitting safely were Taylor Corton, Alexis Groove, and Courtney Edwards.

Kamry Creel picked up the win for the Lady Wolves allowing three earned runs on seven hits, and striking out two in five innings of work. Taylor picked up the save tossing the final 2.0 innings. She allowed no runs on two hits and struck out two.

Taylor Toledano suffered the loss for for the Lady Bears giving up three earned runs on six hits and walking three in two innings. Starter Alyssa Bush allowed one earned run on three hits, striking out one and walking one in two innings. Kassilyn Rojes tossed the final two innings allowing no earned runs on one hits, striking out one and walking two.

“It was great to pick up a win on sophomore day,” said Lady Wolves head coach Allen Kent. “We didn’t hit it like we are capable of, but we played pretty solid defensively.”