Lady Indians hot bats bring 16-0 win over Windsor

Published 9:37 am Wednesday, May 15, 2013

WINDSOR—The Southampton Lady Indian softball team traveled to Windsor on Monday afternoon for a non-district match up with the Dukes. The Lady Indians came out on top, out hitting the home team 21-4 en route to a 16-0 victory in the five inning game.

“We played well together today. It was a great team effort. I hope that we can continue this momentum through the rest of the season,” commented Junior Kaylee Edwards. Edwards, in her third varsity season, went two for three at the plate with a pair of RBIs and a run scored.

The Lady Indians did not come out of the gates as fast as they hoped. “We were tight and sluggish at the beginning, but we finished well and that is all that matters,” said Coach Susan Melbye.

Cortney Greene singled with two outs in the second inning, and a deep triple to left-center field off the bat of junior Heather Bradshaw put the Indians on the board and gave sophomore Megan Duck all the run support she would need.

Duck scattered the four Duke hits and struck out just as many, while not giving up a walk nor run over her five innings of work.

The Lady Indians put the game away in the third inning by sending 12 hitters to the plate and scoring five of them. The five runs came on seven hits and three walks, and could have been more as Southampton left the bases loaded.

The ladies were able to tack on a few more runs in the fourth and fifth innings. In the fourth, they took advantage of the lone Duke error and scored four runs. In the fifth, they batted around and scored six more times, bringing the final total to 16 runs.

The Lady Indians played Tuesday, traveling to South Hill to take on Park View, and then will host Brunswick on Friday in Courtland.