EAST GADSDEN 7
East Gadsden got their first softball victory over the Bobcats in many seasons with a 7-5 home win over the Bobcats on Tuesday afternoon.
Both teams scored two runs in the first inning. Munroe scored three in the top of the 2nd but the Jaguars answered with four in the bottom of the 2nd. The 6-5 score stood until East Gadsden pushed across one more run in the bottom of the 5th. The Bobcats could not push across another run, giving East Gadsden the win.
For Munroe, Maddey Pappadakis and Jeri Sloan had two hits apiece and Ramsey Higdon, Hannah Wilde and Mary Pat Thomas each added a single. Sloan also had two stolen bases.
No statistics were available for East Gadsden.
Sophomore pitcher Jeri Sloan for Munroe struck out nine Blountstown batters on her way to picking up a win for the Bobcats.
In an oddly scored game, Munroe scored all seven runs in the first three innings but then allowed six Tiger runs in the top of the 4th. The score stayed 7-6 over the course of the next three and a half innings, as the Bobcats hung on for the win.
Offensively for the Bobcats, two freshmen led the way. Hannah Wilde was 2 for 3 and Mary Pat Thomas was 2 for 4. Thomas also accounted for two RBIs.
Munroe moved to 6-5 on the season.
The Munroe tennis team traveled to Madison last Thursday to face Madison County in a district contest. The Bobcats left Madison with a 6-1 win over the Cowgirls.
Olivia Fletcher, Victoria Anderson, Karleebeth Perkins and Gracie Kelleher were all victorious.
The doubles team of Fletcher and Kelleher was the lone loss on the day. The doubles team of Anderson and Perkins defeated Madison County’s #2 doubles team.