Area prep sports results from Tuesday, March 7, 2023.
Coffee Middle Baseball 22, Stewarts Creek 21
There was no shortage of offense.
Coffee County gave up a 14-3 lead in the fifth when Stewarts Creek pushed 11 runs across and then the Raiders fell behind 21-17 in the seventh before clawing back for the 22-21 win.
The Raiders led by one going into the seventh but the Red Hawks sent 5 runners across the plate to take a 21-17 lead. But CMS answered with 5 more runs to win the game when Grayson Sadler reached on an error to score Kasen Morrison and end the wild night.
The Raiders finished the night with an eye-popping 24 hits, led by a pair of four-hit performances from Audie Nicoll and Sadler. August Lynch drove in 4 and sixth grader Jaxon Pruitt knocked home 6 runs. Pruitt also picked up the win in relief.
Coffee Middle Lady Raider softball 15, Blackman 4
Cara Newlin ripped three hits and drove in four runs to lead the Coffee Middle Lady Raiders to a run-rule win over visiting Blackman Tuesday afternoon in Manchester – a game you heard live on Thunder Radio.
Newlin also scored two runs.
Taylor McBride and Maggie Montgomery combined to knock 7 runners in. McBride knocked in 4 and Montgomery 3, including a home run. McBride and Kaylee Buckley each doubled.
Buckley earned the win in the circle, scattering 10 hits and allowing four earned runs over 5 innings to even Coffee Middle’s regular season record to 1-1.
Westwood Baseball 18, Fayetteville City 0
The Rockets made quick work of Fayetteville City Tuesday, winning 18-0 in a rune-rule shortened 3-inning game.
The Rockets scored 18 runs on 10 hits and 10 walks. Keller Hatfield led the way at the plate with 3 hits and 4 runs batted in. He also scored twice. Kaysen Lowery also had multiple RBI with 3.
Lowery earned the win – allowing no hits over 3 innings. He walked two, but all 9 Fayetteville City outs registered were by Lowery strikeouts.
Westwood Rocket Baseball 6, Fayetteville City 1
Westwood took game two of the double header behind a strong effort on the mound from Caleb Crouch. Crouch struck out 8 over three innings of work. He walked 5 and allowed no hits.
Elijah Vernon held down the fort in relief, striking out 6 over 2 innings and allowing a hit and a run.
Kaysen Lowery, Carter Bell and Crouch knocked in runs in the win. Lowery had a triple.
Westwood Middle Softball 3, Moore County 20