Lady Pirates Pounce on Panthers 11-0 in MSC Opener
Lady Pirate Softball opened Mid-Southern Conference play Thursday evening hosting rival Corydon at the CHS Softball Complex. Charlestown answered a scoreless Corydon top of the first by rolling eight runs across the plate in the bottom of the inning. Mackenzie Smith lead off the on slot with the first of her two triples, finishing the game 3-3 at the plate with 2 RBI’s. After Leah Sherrill reached, Carly Price added a double to plate two of her three game RBI’s. Bethany Hall and Brooke Adams after scored after single shots to left field; while Sarah Willinger and Danielle Miles scored after reaching on balls and advanced by another Mackenzie Smith shot to right field and Leah Sherrill grounder to short. Carly Price earned the shut out win from the circle, allowing only three hits; and went 2 for 2 from the plate, including three RBI’s and a fourth inning solo Home Run shot to fair side of the left field foul pole. Carly was named the Coyle Chevy, Buick, GMC and Coyle Nissan Player of the Game by Pirate Pride Sports Broadcasting. Charlestown (4-3 & 1-0 MSC) finished the game with 10 hits and one error while outscoring the visitors 11-0. “I’m pleased with our hitting tonight; but we still have work to do in areas of our game”, commented Charlestown Head Coach John Smith. The Lady Pirates are back in action next Monday at Silver Creek.