Blythewood Bengals Varsity Stays Scrappy In Loss To Lugoff-Elgin
Blythewood Bengals Varsity’s effort to come back from down four runs in the third inning came up just short, as they fell 15-14 to Lugoff-Elgin on Wednesday. Blythewood Bengals Varsity scored 11 runs in the failed comeback on a fielder’s choice by Haley McCoy in the third, a single by Anna Fridriksson in the third, a error in the third, a single by Kendall Parker in the fourth, a groundout by Grace Campbell in the fourth, a double by McCoy in the fourth, a error in the fourth, a fielder’s choice by Lauren Hardy in the sixth, and a home run by Emily Babbitt in the sixth.
Both teams exchanged the lead back-and-forth in the game, but Lugoff-Elgin eventually took the lead for good thanks to a grand slam in the seventh inning. Lugoff-Elgin got on the board in the second inning. Holland’s sac fly scored one run for Lugoff-Elgin.
In the bottom of the sixth inning, Blythewood Bengals Varsity tied things up at 11. Hardy hit into a fielder’s choice, scoring one run.
Blythewood Bengals Varsity tallied four runs in the sixth inning. Blythewood Bengals Varsity batters contributing to the big inning included Hardy and Babbitt, who all drove in runs.
Douglass led things off on the rubber for Lugoff-Elgin. She allowed nine hits and nine runs over three innings, striking out one.
Parker was in the pitcher’s circle for Blythewood Bengals Varsity. She lasted seven innings, allowing 15 hits and 15 runs while walking one.
Blythewood Bengals Varsity hit two home runs on the day. Babbitt went yard in the sixth inning. Hardy had a four bagger in the second inning.
Blythewood Bengals Varsity collected 15 hits. Parker, McCoy, Campbell, and Fridriksson all managed multiple hits for Blythewood Bengals Varsity. Parker led Blythewood Bengals Varsity with four hits in five at bats.
Blythewood returns to action Friday at Lugoff-Elgin at 7:15.