Trojans defeat Lamp

Published 3:00 am Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The Charles Henderson fell behind early, but rallied to come back and defeat Lamp 5-4 on Tuesday night at Lagoon Park in Montgomery.

Lady Trojans staring pitcher Emma Kirkpatrick allowed four runs early, but the Troy offense bailed her out in the later inning to secure the win.

Kirkpatrick pitched all seven innings in the Trojans 5-4 win. She allowed four runs, all of which came after the first inning. She allowed 10 hits while striking out four batters without allowing a walk.

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The Trojans were out hit in the contest 10-6, but the Trojans had two players in Tucker Earles and Molly Kate Sanders that finished with multiple hits. Both players finished 2-3 with two runs batted in. Rose Snyder and Sidney Armstrong also had hits.

It was the Trojans who jumped out to the early lead on Tuesday. Armstrong got on base with a two single and was drove in on a double by Earles to put the Trojans up 1-0.

Lamp answered and took the lead in the bottom of the first when they put four runs on the board. Lamp had a total of six hits in the inning. 

The Trojans offense got after it in the second inning when they scored their second run of the ball game when Sanders blasted a homerun to bring the score to 4-2.

Kirkpatrick settled down after the first inning, allowing four hits the rest of the way.

The offense for the Eagles however was just getting started. The Trojans pulled even with Lamp in the third inning. Kirkpatrick scored the first run of the inning when she crossed home plate on a groundout by Armstrong. Earles followed that up with a double to bring in Snyder.

Both pitches settled down over the next two innings until the Trojans broke through with their final run of the game in the sixth when Sanders drove in Earles with a base hit.

The Trojans will be back in action on Thursday when they travel to take on Northview.