The Harrells Christian Academy Varsity Softball team steamrolled Clinton High School on Monday, March 23 by a score of 25-5. After a relatively slow start to the season, the Lady Crusaders have won four games in a row and the bats have certainly heated up. Mary Grace Norris went 3-5 with three runs scored and an RBI against Clinton. Abigail Blanchard also had three hits along with a run scored and three runs batted in. Blanchard also pitched a great game, going two full innings, giving up only two hits and one run. She also struck out two batters. Lead-off batter Hope Cottle had two hits and scored three runs while Amber Dixon went 3-4, scoring three runs along with three RBI. Marissa Parks scored five runs in the game, and also added a base hit and an RBI. Talina Giles followed up Parks with two hits, four runs, and three RBI. Ashley Usher added a hit to the stat book and scored a run. Brenna King later took over pitching duties from Blanchard in the third inning. King pitched two full innings and struck out three batters while giving only two hits. King also had a great day at the plate with two hits. She also scored four runs in the ballgame.
The Lady Crusaders will hit the field again on March 31 against Arrendell Parrott Academy at home. The game is set to begin at 4:00. For more info on all things HCA Athletics, check out www.hcaathletics.com and make sure to follow us on Twitter (@hca_athletics). We also have a new Facebook page so you can get HCA Athletics information from all major social media sites when you need it.