Bay Bears get back on

Published 12:00 am Sunday, May 14, 2000

track with one-point win

From Special Reports

The Messenger Lugnuts lost another close one as the TSU dining services Bay Bears got back on track after losing their first game of the season to pull off a 13-12 win Thursday.

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Jill Jennings got the win on the mound for the Bay Bears striking out seven Lugnut batters while she also did well at the plate notching a grand slam and a single.

Rae Ann Boswell had two round-trippers on the day while Jessica Pearlstein and Marlie Wilkes both with 3-for-3 with Wilkes hitting a double. Marley Hughes had a homer and a single, Julie Money had a single and a triple, Kris Messick had two singles and Rebecca McKenzie also had a hit.

The Lugnuts were led by Shae Hall who had a home run and a single. Keyani Foster had a double and a single, Mindi Carter had a triple while Kasee Carter and Allison Jacobs notched two singles. Kinsey Reynolds, Courtney Kelly and Chelsea Kelly each had singles as well.


Jammers 7, Chicks 5

The Beard Oil Jammers jumped out to an early 7-0 lead and held off a late rally by the Troy Women’s League Chicks to pull out a 7-5 victory.

The Chicks were able to score in the final three innings including a three-run fifth to make a game of it, but it wasn’t enough after the Jammers put two on the board in the first and five up in the second.

Whitney Johnson did it all for the Jammers as she pitched the entire five innings recording eight strikeouts and also led at the plate with a double and a grand slam. Brittany Ledford had a single.

For the Chicks, Lindsey Garner finished with a single and a double, Eden Harris had a home run and Brittany Wambles notched a single. Jessica Kitchens and Whitney Merritt combined on the mound for the Chicks.


Pirates 12, Dodgers 4

The B & W Electric Pirates downed the Kohn Motor Co. Dodgers with an early offensive explosion going on to win 12-4.

The Pirates batters came in hot and scored seven runs in the first inning and added three in the second to do in the Dodgers. The game lasted five inning with the Dodgers scoring one in the first, third and two in the fourth.

Chris Davis and Tanner Hensley combined on the mound to hold the Dodgers to only four hits. Hensley had seven strikeouts while Davis had three.

Josh Dykes led the way at the plate for the Pirates with a perfect 3-for-3 on the day with a double and a pair of singles. Chase Bradley powered out a home run and a single, Levi Davidson had a triple and a single and Davis had a double, single and a sacrifice. Hensley and Jake Dubose both had a pair of singles, while Hawkins Drinkard had a double and John Gillis had a single.

Brent Kohn went 2-for-2 for the Dodgers with a double and a single while Justin West and Cogburn both had singles. Sewell and Brent Kohn combined on the mound for the Dogers.


Blue Jays 19, Indians 16

The Troy Shrine Club Blue Jays scored the maximum amount of runs (7) twice as they held off a late Spurlock Scrap Inc. Indians rally 19-16.

Going up 19-6 in the first four innings, the Indians held the hard-hitting Blue Jays scoreless in the fifth and sixth, but were stopped in the final inning.

Dalton Harris led the Blue Jays with a double and a home run while Jacob Watkins also had a homer, Martin Meeks and Quintus Moss both had triples and Lawson Stewart had a double.

For the Indians, Shane Snider had a double and a single, Josh Davenport had a homer and Mike Benton and Layton Grant both had doubles.