Folds leads third inning rally for Red Sox

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 17, 2006

In Dixie Boys action, the Red Sox downed the Braves Tuesday night, 11-8, following a seven-run, third inning rally off the bat of Cory Folds.

Folds' leadoff single and two consecutive stolen bases got the Red Sox's bats going and they never stopped.

Folds finished the night 2-for-2 with two runs scored and a double while teammate Jonathan Scott also finished 2-for-2 with two runs scored. Todd Burkett also had two hits and two runs scored.

Dustin Till earned the win with 11 strikeouts.

Offensively for the Braves, Luke Hutcheson and Thomas Nolan each went 2-for-3 with two runs scored while Daniel Nolan went 1-for-1 with a double and two runs scored.

Yankees 5, Nationals 1

Yankees' pitcher Aaron Callen had a huge night on the mound for the Yankees Tuesday night as the pitcher struck out 13 batters on his way to a victory over the Nationals, 5-1.

Offensively, the Yankees were led by Paul Whigham, who went 2-for-4 at the plate with a double and a run scored. Alex Bowden and Josh Ray also each had a double.

For the Nationals, Daniel Frazier scored the lone run off of a leadoff home run blast in the seventh inning. Dillon Frazier also had a hit for the Nationals.

Boulware does it all for

Shockers in 11-1 win

Karli Boulware recorded 10 strikeouts while also going 2-for-3 at the plate May 1, as the Shockers down the Slammers, 11-1, in Dixie Ponytail action.

The Shockers got things going early when TeLesha McDonald's first inning triple drove in three runs. McDonald scored three runs on the day.

The Slammers were never able to recover from the first inning deficit, with the Shockers adding a run an inning for the next three innings. A three-run fifth inning by the Shockers all but sealed the victory.

Mia Johnson went 2-for-3 for the Slammers while teammate Alex Vickery went 2-for-2 at the plate.

Shockers 8, Slammers 4

Behind the strong arm of Shockers' pitcher TeLesha McDonald, the Shockers' pitching staff combined for a one-hitter last Tuesday night on their way to victory, 8-4, over the Slammers.

Although the Slammers scored four runs in the final inning, only one run was earned after a batter was hit and two wild pitches forced walks.

The Shockers combined for 15 strikeouts on the mound, while only striking out six times at the plate.

The Shockers were led offensively by Kennedy Harris, as the second baseman went 2-for-2 on the night.

Comets cool off Heat,

7-1 in Dixie Angels play

Morgan Davis, Alex Courtney and Khadra Findley combined for four runs Tuesday night as the Comets knocked off the Heat, 7-1.

Courtney and Findley each had a hit for the Comets while Whitney Boswell and Madison Gibson each scored a run also.

The two Hannah's, Hannah Burkette and Hannah Reaves, led the Heat offensively with Burkette going 2-for-2 with two singles and Reaves scoring the Heat's only run in the second inning.

She Devils 12, Wildcats 4 (Under protest)

Tuesday night's She Devils-Wildcats' game was both devilish and wild Tuesday night with the game ending in controversy.

Following a four-run first inning by the Wildcats, the She Devils proceeded to score 12 runs until the game was called due to the time limit. Both coaches argued that the game was called approximately a minute too early and the result of the game is now under protest.