Lady Rams fall to Santa Rosa Christian 5-0

Published 10:55 am Monday, April 4, 2011

Atmore Christian School Lady Ram Kendra Beachy slings a pitch during a recent game.|Photo by AJ Beachy

The Atmore Christian School Lady Rams suffered a tough loss on Thursday falling 5-0 to the Santa Rosa Christian Lady Eagles in Milton, Fla.

The Lady Rams (2-5) defense played strong against a tough conference opponent who scored 27 and 29 runs in previous conference games.

The Eagles took the lead in the second inning as they scored three runs and two more in the fifth inning.

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Offensively, the Lady Rams stranded five runners on base in the loss, but came up with three hits as Taylor West, Kendra Beachy and Charity Hall each recorded a single.

On the mound, Beachy struck out four batters and made three more outs with her glove.

Charity Hall also a lot of action on defense in center field as she caught to fly balls, while Taylor West gloved up four outs.

Lady Rams head coach Michelle Yoder said that she was proud of her team for the improvements they have made as well as their chracter.

“I’m proud of our girls,” she said. “We see improvements in each game, especially on defense. They like to swing the bat and are not shy in the batters box, however, we need to work on making better contact. I’m also thankful to coach girls with great charcter. They are a lot of fun and do well at representing Atmore Christian School and Christ.

The Lady Rams next game is on Monday, April 11 at West Florida Baptist. The game begins at 3:30 p.m.