The Lady Knight softball team got down to business last week, getting in six games despite the cold and coming out on top in three of them.
Head coach Samantha Livingston and team started the week off at home on April 2 with a double header with two different teams. In the first game, the Lady Dragons of Cameron outlasted the Silver for the 11-1 win. Devinn Moore worked the circle for Consolidated, striking out three, walking one and giving up 12 hits. At the plate, senior Martina Parrish went one for two at the plate with a double and Shandi Long hit two singles.
In the night cap, the Silver pocketed their first win of the season with the 10-0 win over the Valley Lumber Jills. Jasmine Moore controlled the first position in the game, throwing four strike-outs on her way to a no-hitter. The Knights had six hits in the game, with a double coming from Alex Bubenchik and Parrish with a nice triple.
On April 4 the Lady Knights fell to the Lady Devils of St. Marys, 9-1 in the opening game of a double header. Devinn Moore struck out three St. Marys batters, walked two and gave up six hits. Bubenchik highlighted the offense going three for three at the plate.
In the second game, the Knights fell 12-0 with Jasmine Moore walking one and giving up 11 hits.
The Ladies in Silver and Black wrapped up the week with two big wins over Calhoun County on April 6 at Calhoun. Devinn Moore handled the pitching duties in the first game, walking one and handing out four strike outs in the 13-1 win. At the plate, Bubenchik again came through offensively with a single a double and five stolen bases; Parrish doubled; and both Moore sisters tripled in the win.
In the second game, it was sister Jasmine Moore's turn in the circle, throwing five strike outs to ice the cake of the 19-1 win. The Silver collected 14 hits in the game including Bubenchik hitting four singles and a double and stealing two bases; Parrish, doubled; Jasmine Moore hit two singles and stole two bases; and Kali Shanabarger hit two singles.
Things are getting on track for the now 3-6 Lady Knights who hope to add to their win column this week with games at Ritchie County on Wednesday; at home on April 11 against Doddridge and at Valley on April 12.