Pirate Softball Rallies to Beat Clarksville 5-4

CarlyPriceThe Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team improved to 10-3 on the season; while just as importantly remained undefeated (5-0) in Mid-Southern Conference play by spoiling Clarksville’s visit Tuesday evening.  The Lady Pirates fell behind 2-1 after two complete innings, then scored two in the bottom of the 7th for the 5-4 rally win.  Clarksville scored four runs off seven hits, while Charlestown scored five runs off eleven hits.  Senior Carly Price (9-3) got the win from the circle, striking out eleven General batters, walking one, and allowing only two earned runs in seven innings of pitching.  Price also got the winning RBI in the bottom of the 7th with two away.  Senior Brooke Adams finished the game three for three at the plate, including a triple and three RBI’s; while Junior Kendall Cline finished 2-3 including a double.  The Lady Pirates will travel to New Washington Wednesday evening (5:00 pm) and host Brownstown (3-2 MSC) on Thursday with a first pitch time revised for 6:00 pm at Charlestown High School.