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Sutton Tosses No-No as Softball Defeats Crawford County

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. – Freshman pitcher Carli Sutton added to the short, yet successful history of First Presbyterian Day School softball on Wednesday night, August 21.

In just the third start of her career, the righty tossed a no-hitter for the Lady Vikings (3-1) as FPD rolled past the Crawford County High School Lady Eagles 8-0 at the Houston County Invitational.

Sutton’s (3-0) no-no is the sixth in FPD Fastpitch history on record. Jenna Byrd (class of 2013) is the most recent pitcher since Sutton to blank an opponent, doing so twice during the 2012 season.

FPD started the attack early against Crawford, scoring four runs in the first three innings of the game to help secure the win.

Mary Micah Lee, Jill Rogers, Maggie Renfroe, Caitlin Collins and Sutton combined for 11 of the 14 hits on the night en route to shutout.

Along with the no-hit-bid, Sutton was able to help out her own cause at the plate, driving in two runs in two at-bats.. Rogers had two RBI’s, respectively.

The complete team-effort was backed up by the defense, too, as the Lady Vikings did not account for any errors in the game.

Check www.fpdvikings.com on Thursday, August 22 for more details.

FPD returns to action at the Houston County Invitational on Friday, August 22, taking on Luella at 3:30 p.m. at Veterans followed by a trip back to Houston County High for a 7 p.m. matchup against Bryan County.

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:

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

FPD 8, CRAWFORD COUNTY 0 (Houston County Invitational)

 

FPD 112-222 – 8-14-0

Crawford 000-000 – 0-0-1

WP: Carli Sutton (3-0). LP: Deloach.

2B: FPD – Jill Rogers, Caitlin Collins.

Game notes: Carl Sutton’s no hitter is the sixth in FPD Fastpitch history…The last player to throw was no-hitter was Jenna Byrd (last season)…Mary Micah Lee was 3-for-4…Jill Rogers and Sutton each had 2 RBI…Caitlin Collins was 2-for-4.

Rcords: FPD 3-1.

Next: FPD v. Luella (at Veterans), 3:30 p.m., Friday; v.Bryan County (at Houston County), 7 p.m.