Area Softball: Zion Chapel beats New Brockton  

Published 7:30 am Wednesday, March 1, 2023

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The Zion Chapel Lady Rebels (2-1) picked up their second straight win with a 17-4 victory over county rival New Brockton Lady Gamecocks in five innings on Feb. 28. 

Amber Kidd went 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBIs and three runs for ZCHS, while Kaylee Hodge went 3-for-3 with a double, one RBI and three runs. Syndey Boothe also went 2-for-4 with a double, three RBIs and two runs. Emily Rhodes scored four runs, while Madison Meeks and Shea Wambles scored two runs each. Riley Bannin also scored a run in the win. 

Bannin pitched all five innings and fanned eight batters, while giving up three hits and one earned run. Kidd had eight putouts on defense.  

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The Charles Henderson Lady Trojans dropped a road game with Houston Academy by a score of 11-1 to Houston Academy on Tuesday. Jaazia Cantlow, Ansley Watkins, Hannah Sparrow and Jada Jones had one hit each, while Jones scored the Lady Trojans’ lone run. Sparrow had a double.  

Molly Garrett pitched four innings and struck out a batter, while giving up 10 hits and five earned runs. Mary Hayden West had seven putouts, while Cantlow, Watkins and Sparrow each earned a double play on defense. 

The Goshen Lady Eagles dropped a Class 2A, Area 4 matchup with Highland Home by a score of 13-9 on Tuesday. Kaci Wilkes led Goshen at the plate, going 2-for-2 with two home runs, three RBIs and four runs. Haley Sneed went 1-for-3 with three RBIs and Amber Vickers went 2-for-3. Passion Shepherd also had one hit and two runs. Wilkes pitched the complete game and retired three batters, while giving up five earned runs.