THE DAILY INDEPENDENT
FLATWOODS Russell racked up 18 hits and 19 runs in a 12-run blowout win over South Point on Friday.
Camryn Ratliff halted the game an inning early with a grand slam in the bottom of the sixth. It was her first homer of the season.
Sara Hieneman smacked her 10th homer of the season — and 32nd of her career — in the first inning.
Hieneman had three hits and four RBIs. Alexis Maynard, Annalee Miller, Madison Darnell and Haven Layne recorded two hits apiece.
Ratliff drove in four runs. Maynard and Hartman had three RBIs each.
Maynard pitched all six frames. She improved to 7-3 on the year while striking out seven.
Russell (22-8) will go to East Carter on Monday.
S.POINT 002 032 — 7 91 RUSSELL 204 425 — 19 182 Short, Ramey (4) and Allen; Maynard and Ratliff. W—Maynard. L—Short. 2B— Maynard 2 (R), Hieneman 2 (R), Darnell (R), Hartman (R). HR—Hieneman (R), Ratliff (R).