Parkers Chapel hosts Harmony Grove in baseball and softball.
PARKERS CHAPEL - Parkers Chapel remained unbeaten in league play Monday with a 5-3 win over Harmony Grove. The Lady Trojans improved to 11-6 overall and 7-0 in conference.
Parkers Chapel scored four runs in the third, using aggressive base running and taking advantage of a defensive mistakes by the Lady Hornets.
Drue Thomas pitched seven innings, allowing five hits with eight walks and three strikeouts. Only one of the three runs surrendered was earned.
"This was a step in the right direction for us," said PC coach Elliot Jacobs. "What I'm most proud about, offensively, we didn't play our best and, pitching-wise, we walked too many batters. But, defensively ... we made the plays defensively today. That's what won us the game was our defense."
The Lady Hornets took a two-run lead with runs in the first and second. Parkers Chapel took the lead with its four-run third inning. Both teams added a run in the fifth.
Kaylin Waller led the Lady Trojans at the plate, going 3-for-3 with two doubles. Savannah Slaughter and Kylie Jones drove in two runs apiece.
Parkers Chapel returns to action Friday at Rison.