Lady Rams close season with victory

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Atmore Christian School’s Lady Rams softball team closed out its regular season Monday with a win over the Santa Rosa Christian School Lady Eagles at Tom Byrne Park in Atmore.

The Lady Rams dominated the four innings of the match up to earn a 14-8 conference victory over the Lady Eagles.

Kaylynn Swartzendruber paced the Lady Rams in the match up scoring three runs, while going 1-for-1 with three walks in the win.

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Trailing 4-1 entering the bottom of the third inning, the Lady Rams pushed out in front 6-4 with Narisa Wiggins (1-for-3, 2R), Grace Kilcrease (2-for-4, 2R, 2B, RBI), Swartzendruber, Lauren Metzler (1-for-4, 3R, RBI) and Charity Hall (0-for-3, R) scoring runs for ACS.

The Rams then slowly built lead outscoring the Eagles 8-4 in the final three innings to come away with the 14-8 win.

On the mound, Kilcrease allowed eight runs, but struck out three batters in the win.

The Lady Rams next game will be Friday in the conference tournament at Central Christian School in Robertsdale.

ACS 21, East Hill 7
Taylor West scored a run after every trip she made to the plate in Atmore Christian School’s game against the East Hill Christian School Lady Eagles last Friday.

West went 3-for-3 in the game including a home run, double and single, while scoring five runs for the Lady Rams in their 21-7 victory in Pensacola, Fla.

The game was never in doubt after ACS opened the contest with 11 runs in the top of the first and followed it up with three more solid innings at the plate.

Leading 11-5 in the top of the third, the Lady Rams put four more runs on the board with West, Narisa Wiggins (3-for-4, 4R), Grace Kilcrease (4-for-5, 3R) and Lauren Metzler (0-for-4, R) touching home to give ACS a 15-5 lead.

In the top of the fifth, ACS added two more runs to pull ahead 17-5 with West and Bailey Spann (1-for-2, 3R) crossing the plate.

With four runs in the top of the seventh, the Lady Rams went ahead 21-5 and held the Lady Eagles to two runs in the bottom of the inning to come away with a 21-7 win.