Straughn falls to Brantley

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The Brantley Lady Bulldogs used a late rally to knock off the Straughn Lady Tigers 11-6 Monday in Straughn.

Hayden Willis get a hit during a recent game with Andalusia.

Hayden Willis get a hit during a recent game with Andalusia.

Hayden Willis worked around two walks in the opening inning to keep the Lady Bulldogs off the board.

In the top of the second, a single and two walks loaded the bases for the Lady Bulldogs with one out.

A single and error led to three runs, and then Alex Wilcox ripped a double to left to put the Lady Bulldogs on top 5-0 heading into the bottom of the second.

The Lady Tigers loaded up the bases to start the bottom of the second and then a fielder’s choice from Macy Matthews allowed Kristen Peavey to score the first Straughn run of the game.

A fielder’s choice from Dallas Mackoff followed to make the score 5-2.

Two batters later, Molly Stewart came up and laced a single to center that scored Mackoff.

Caroline Fusssell then scored off an error to make the score 5-4 after two innings of play.

After giving up a single to start the third inning, Willis picked up two strikeouts and a ground out to retire the Lady Bulldogs.

In the bottom of the fourth inning, Matthew led off with a single and then came around to score of line-drive triple from Stewart.

Cobly Adams followed with a double to tie the game 6-6 heading into the fifth inning.

In the top of the sixth inning, the Lady Bulldogs used five hits to take an 11-6 lead over the Lady Tigers.

Stewart led the way for the Lady Tigers going 2-for-4 at the plate with two RBIs and one run scored.

Matthews finished the game 2-for-3 and one RBI.