By David Grimes Sunday, July 01 2012 00:00
Blacksburg became the first team to be eliminated in the 2012 District 6 Dixie Angels (9-10) All-Star Softball Tournament, which is currently underway at Veterans Field in Radford.
Action continues today (Sunday) with Floyd playing Grayson County at 1 p.m. and Carroll County playing Montgomery County at 3:15 p.m.
Floyd County Eliminates Blacksburg
Floyd County stayed alive in the loser’s bracket, as they held on to eliminate Blacksburg 8-5 Saturday morning.
Floyd County (1-1) took a 4-0 lead in the top of the first inning on hits by Tiara Reed, McKeslie Black and Courtney Cochran. They added a run in the second take a 5-0 advantage.
Blacksburg (0-2) got on the score board in the bottom of the third when Brooke Anderson led off with a single and later scored to make it 5-1.
Floyd pushed across a run in the fourth to extend its lead to 6-1. In the bottom of the inning, Blacksburg used four walks and hits by Brooke Anderson and McKayla Dowdy to pull to within one, 6-5.
Floyd County scored twice in the top of the fifth and held off a Blacksburg rally in the bottom of the inning, as they left the bases loaded. Thus allowing Floyd to stay alive, 8-5.
Tiara Reed and McKeslie Black led Floyd County with two hits apiece.
Brooke Anderson led Blacksburg with three hits.
Carroll County Hammers Grayson County
Carroll County, who had a first round bye, had no problems in defeating Grayson County, 31-4, Saturday morning. The game was called after three innings due to the mercy rule.
Carroll County (1-0) raced out to a 13-0 lead after the first inning and increased their lead to 25-0 after two innings of play.
Carroll County tacked on six more runs in the top of the third to take a 31-0 advantage. Grayson County (1-1) avoided the shutout by scoring four times in the bottom of the inning to make the final 31-4.
Montgomery County Shuts Out Blacksburg
Morgen Wade and Courtney Raines combined to pitch a one-hitter, as Montgomery County cruised to a 16-0 win over Blacksburg Friday night. The game was called after three innings due to the mercy rule.
Montgomery County (1-0) jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Montgomery County used four walks, a hit batter, a Blacksburg error and singles by Tori Boyd and Adyson Huff to account for the outburst
In the second inning, Montgomery County would score all of their runs with two-outs. The big blows being a double by Abigail Wilson and a two run homer by Huff. When the dust finally cleared Montgomery Count had crossed the plate nine times to take a commanding 16-0 advantage.
Blacksburg (0-1) went down in order in the top of the third, as the game was then called.
Claire Branscome had the lone hit for Blacksburg, a single in the second inning.
Adyson Huff led Montgomery County with a 2-for-2 effort, including a home run and three RBIs. Boyd added two hits and scored twice. Six other players had a hit apiece.
Grayson County Upends Floyd County
Grayson County scored four runs in the first inning and made them hold up, as they defeated the Floyd County All-Stars 5-3 in the opening game Friday evening.
McKeslie Black led Floyd County (0-1) with a hit and two runs scored.
Chelsea Wilson, Grace Hawks and Aalaya Phipps led Grayson County (1-0) with a hit each.
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