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Softball Drops Road Contest to Northside

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. – The Lady Vikings outhit the Lady Eagles, but it wasn’t enough to  get the win as the First Presbyterian Day School softball team (2-1) fell 2-0 on Tuesday night, August 13.

Northside took the lead for good in the second inning on a double by Ahley Calhoun that scored Sarah Smith.

The Lady Eagles tacked on another insurance run in the sixth, a single by Ruffin that scored Callie Bookout.

Despite the loss, FPD got wonderful pitching from starter Caitlin Collins (0-1), along with a superb relief effort from Carli Sutton. Both hurlers combined for eight strikeouts and one walk.

Jill Rogers and Mary Micah Lee recorded two hits each for the Lady Vikings, respectively.

FPD returns to action on Friday, August 16, traveling to play Perry High School. First pitch is slated for 5:55 p.m.

The First Presbyterian Day School Department of Athletics strives to build the student athlete both in the playing arena and the classroom while upholding the school’s mission statement to educate and equip students to change the world for God’s glory as a member of the Georgia High School Association. For more information, visit www.fpdvikings.com and sign up for up-to-the-minute news and scores by visiting www.twitter.com/FPDVikingSports.

 

BOX SCORE

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

NORTHSIDE 2, FPD 0

 

FPD 000-000-0 – 0-7-0

NHS 010-001-x – 2-5-2

 

WP: S. Smith. LP: Collins (0-1). S: M. Ripperger.

2B: FPD – Caitlin Collins; NHS – A. Calhoun.

3B: NHS – C. Bookout.

Game notes: Jill Rogers and Mary Micah Lee each recorded two hits for FPD.

Record: FPD 2-1.

Next: at Perry, 5:55 p.m., Friday.