State-Wide Athletics Committee 10U
Girls Softball State Tournament
County 10, Holly Springs 2
Lindsay Branch pitched a two-hitter to lead
Bladen County to a 10-2 victory over Holly
Springs Saturday in the State-Wide Athletics
Committee 10-and-Under Girls Softball State
Tournament in Williamston.
Madden drew a walk to begin the Bladen County
first inning. Alyssa Futrell smacked a single,
and Kayleigh Raynor hammered a double to drive
in Madden and Futrell. Raynor later came around
to score the third Bladen run.
Chadwick, AnnaGrey Heustess and Branch all
scored runs in the Bladen County second inning.
The winners tacked on three more runs in the
fourth inning as Emma Turbeville, Karli Priest
and Heustess scored Bladen runs.
Lachelle Parks scored the final Bladen run in
the fifth inning. Bladen County capitalized on
eight Holly Springs walks in the game.
QuaDasia Monroe belted two singles to lead the
Bladen hitters. Futrell’s single and Raynor’s
two-run double accounted for the other Bladen
“We put the ball in play,” said
Bladen Coach Raymond Marlowe. “But their infield
really made some plays.”
The victory put
Bladen County in the winners bracket final
against the host team, Williamston.