By Krystle Bono
Tuesday night marked an 11th straight Eastern Shore District title for the Nandua Warriors girls varisty softball club, who finished at the top of the board after defeating the Northampton Yellow Jackets, 7-5, in Eastville.
Alanna Shea threw just over four innings to earn the win, retiring six Yellow Jacket batters and allowing just one run and one hit.
Hailey Justis led the Warriors’ offense, knocking two hits and three RBIs. Lyric Sampson went 3-for-4 with one RBI.
Mollie Travis shouldered the loss, striking out three and allowing 12 hits and seven runs over seven innings.
Shonique Trader led the Yellow Jackets’ bats, going 1-for-4 and she batted in three.
Last Thursday, the Warriors notched a 17-hit, 16-run game to pick up a win over the Chincoteague Ponies, 16-0.
Sampson and Jamie Wert led the Warriors at the plate, each smashing a homer and a 3-for-3 at bat, with Sampson tallying three RBIs and Wert batting in four.
Parker Murphy earned the win in the circle, tossing two innings with two strikeouts with one walk.
Caroline Thorton smacked the Ponies’ only hit, with Caity Kerchner taking the loss over four innings with one walk, and 16 runs on 17 hits.
The Ponies captured a 20-5 win over the Arcadia Firebirds Tuesday afternoon, with Delilah Flores on the rubber to earn the win.
Chincoteague posted 17 hits and were led by Alanna Hall, Tylar Libertino, Thornton, Kerchner, Hope Abell, Kelsey Malone, and Emma Jackson. Libertino notched four RBIs, and Abell and Thornton each batted in three. Thornton also sniped a homerun for the Ponies.
Hailey Berry took the loss for the Firebirds, allowing five runs on eight hits in three innings.
McKinley Walsh led the Firebirds’ offense with two hits in three appearances, and Sahraiya Brown, Haley McDaniel, and Skylar Stapleton each notched one hit Ashley Beasley batted in two for Arcadia.
The Broadwater Vikings girls varsity softball team put a 13-2 win under their belts this week over Salisbury Christian Tuesday afternoon.
Hannah Davis pitched for five innings to earn the win, allowing two runs on six hits with six walks, while striking out three.
Davis led at the plate for the Vikings with three hits and three RBIs. Dylan Caison and Mary Blake Leland each had one RBI and tallied two hits, and Katie Brown batted in four.
The Nandua Warriors varsity baseball team grabbed themselves the district championship Tuesday afternoon in Eastville after downing the Yellow Jackets, 8-4, despite Northampton out-hitting their rivals 5-4.
Ryan Ross led the Warriors’ offense, unleashing a homerun in the top of the sixth to score two runs. Bradley Colona went 2-for-3 with one RBI.
Brandon Adamos took the championship win on the bump, lasting just over five innings and allowing one run and two hits with five strikeouts.
Seth Johnson helped lead the Yellow Jackets at the plate with a homerun, and Landon Sayers went 2-for-4 with one RBI. Johnson also took the loss, tossing just over five innings with four hits, eight runs, and seven walks, and retired three Nandua batters.
The Warriors defeated the Ponies last Thursday in a close 4-3 contest, with help from the hits of Cade McGregor, Luke Parks, Connor McIntyre, and Tyler Greene.
Everett Savage earned the win on the rubber for Nandua with three strikeouts and one walk over three innings.
Chincoteague’s seven hits were led by Todd Matthews, who went 2-for-4 with one RBI.
Braden Watson shouldered the loss, surrendering four runs on five hits in just under seven innings with five strikeouts.
The Firebirds outscored the Ponies’ seven hits to earn a 6-3 win Tuesday afternoon in Oak Hall, with the Firebirds’ bats led by Collin Marshall who was 3-for-4, and an RBI apiece from Armonta Dickerson, Nate Blackshear, Shawn Turner, and Trevor Barnes.
Matthew Reed went 2-for-4 and Gage Godwin hit one with two RBIs to help lead the Ponies’ offense.
Cody Hansen grabbed the win on the rubber for Arcadia in just over six innings, with three strikeouts while allowing one walk, six hits, and three runs. Awan took the loss for the Ponies giving up three hits and six runs over three innings with two strikeouts.
The Broadwater Vikings varsity baseball team posted a 21-hit game to shutout a scoreless Denbigh Baptist Monday afternoon.
Cole Celli’s five hits and seven RBIs helped lead the Vikings. Henry, Travis Northam, and Aiden Blair each posted two hits with two RBIs; Brant Bloxom put up three hits in four appearances and batted in one, and Wade Smith went 4-for-4 with one RBI.
Celli also took the win on the bump, allowing just two hits while striking out seven.