HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL
Bennett Homer Lifts Lady Rebels In Pitcher’s Duel with West Carroll
BY BRAD SAM
McKENZIE (April 5) — Superb pitching was on display Thursday in a district contest between the Lady Rebels and West Carroll. Lady War Eagle Shelby Browning and Lady Rebel Audrie Washburn each allowed just four hits, but one was a towering home run by Lilly Bennett in the bottom of the sixth inning to earn McKenzie the 1-0 win.
Lady Rebel Lilly Bennett was 1-for-3 with the game winning homer. Audrie Washburn was 2-for-3 with a stolen base, and Amberleigh Cooper was 1-for-3.
Lady War Eagle Micayla Hart was 2-for-3 with a double. Sadie Martin was 1-for-2 with a walk, and Alyssa Butler was 1-for-4 with a stolen base.
Lady Rebel Audrie Washburn earned the complete-game shutout, allowing four hits while striking out seven and walking two.
Lady War Eagle Shelby Browning took the complete-game loss, allowing one earned run on four hits while striking out eight and walking none.
Photos by Brad Sam/The Banner