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PCHS Lady Pirates softball picks up more wins

The Pike County High School Lady Pirates defeated Americus-Sumter by a score of 16-0 in back-to-back games in their double header Sept. 2 and the team added another win to their 8-2 record for their season last week. 

In the first game of the double header, the Lady Pirates put 10 runs on the board in the first, five in the second and one in the third as they had a total of 10 hits for the game. Madi Neal, Callie Williams and Bailee Brown each had three RBIs. 

In the second game of the double header, the Lady Pirates had 11 hits and scored 13 runs in the first inning, sealing the win in the second by adding three runs. Shelby Duncan led the team with five RBIs as she hit a grand slam, homerun and triple. Jamie Corbin picked up three RBIs in addition to pitching both innings, striking out five and allowing only one hit. 

The Lady Pirates faced Crisp County on Sept. 7, but the game was unfinished, ending in a 3-3 tie due to weather constraints. Tori Dilbeck started the game, pitching three innings. Faith Stowers pitched 1.2 innings in relief, picking up two strikeouts. The Lady Pirates struck first with a run in the first inning that was answered by Crisp County in the second inning. The Pirates added two more runs in the third but Crisp came back with two runs of their own in the fourth to leave the game all tied up with bad weather postponing the outcome. 

The ladies took an early lead over Upson-Lee as they picked up an 11-3 win on Sept. 9. Jamie Corbin picked up the win, pitching six innings, striking out four and walking one. Callie Williams hit her first homerun in the first inning of the game, followed by Bailee Brown who had a homer of her own in the second inning. The Lady Pirates had 13 hits for the day.

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