Gentry girls lose one, win three
GENTRY — The Lady Pioneers won a doubleheader at home against the Lady Pirates of Greenland on April 3 and beat the Lady Tigers on Thursday but suffered a loss against the Lady Wolves of Lincoln on Wednesday.
In a special set of games played to draw awareness to those who battle breast cancer, the Gentry girls shut out the visiting Lady Pirates, 6-0, in the first game and then beat them again in a second contest, 17-2.
The Lady Pioneers scored six runs on five hits in the opening game April 3 and held the Lady Pirates scoreless in seven at-bats, though they also had five hits.
Meledy Owens hit a double, and Carissa Goosens has a triple in the game. Raegan Jude pitched seven innings for Gentry and struck out eight.
Batting 2B: Meledy Owens 3B: Carissa Goosens TB: Randi Jo Bolinger, Carissa Goosens 4, Meledy Owens 3
RBI: Alexis Droddy, Carissa Goosens, Raegan Jude, Harley Stanfield SF: Raegan Jude ROE: Harley Stanfield FC: Alexis Droddy, Meledy Owens, Harley Stanfield HBP: Mandy Barber, Harley Stanfield SB: Brook Lester, Meledy Owens 2, Lynzey Sikes
In game two, Gentry made quick work of
Greenland, scoring seven runs in the first and five each in the second and third innings to end the game in three innings with a 15-run advantage, 17-2. Greenland picked up solo runs in the first and third innings on errors. Gentry had 11 hits in the game. Greenland had 0.
Allee Sweeten pitched for Gentry, striking out six batters in three innings.
2B: Mandy Barber
TB: Mandy Barber 3, Alexis Droddy, Avani Edwards, Jasmine Fuamatu, Raegan Jude, Meledy Owens 2, Gracie Potts, Lynzey Sikes, Harley Stanfield
RBI: Mandy Barber 2, Alexis Droddy, Avani Edwards, Jasmine Fuamatu, Carissa Goosens, Raegan Jude 2, Taylor Norman 2, Meledy Owens, Gracie Potts 3, Lynzey Sikes, Harley Stanfield, Darien Welch
ROE: Alexis Droddy, Carissa Goosens
HBP: Raegan Jude, Taylor Norman, Cali Stevens
Lincoln outscored Gentry, 9-1, in an eighthinning tiebreaker on Wednesday. Gentry was up by three after six, but Lincoln tied things up at 10 runs each in the top of the seventh, sending the game into the extra inning. The big inning for Lincoln gave the Lady Wolves the victory, 19-11.
Makayla Case and Sweeten pitched for Gentry.
Against Prairie Grove on Thursday, the Lady Pioneers managed to take the win, 19-8, on 19 hits in five innings of play.
Mandy Barber picked up four hits in the game, singling in the first, doubling in the second and singling in the fourth and fifth innings.
Jude pitched for Gentry, striking out three.
Gentry pitcher Raegan Jude prepares to fire a pitch during the Gentry-Greenland game on April 3 in Gentry.