Joaquin Rams Ballpark on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 –
The Joaquin Lady Rams varsity softball team won their ninth consecutive game with a 6-2 win over the visiting Timpson Lady Bears. Joaquin now stands at 16-1 overall. Their District 23 2A mark is 9-0.
Joaquin took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning when Ebbie McCann drew a walk and was driven in by JJ Bass who singled. Joaquin loaded the bases in the inning but sound Timpson defense ended the inning with the bases loaded.
The Lady Rams rallied in the bottom of the second inning and scored three more runs to extend their lead to 4-0.
The top of the fourth inning saw Timpson rally for two runs when Erica Renick and Hannah Jones singled to the outfield. They were driven in when Harlie Ware ground-rule-doubled over the centerfield fence. This cut the JHS lead to 4-2.
Joaquin was able to add on two more scores during the remainder of the game but held on defensively with help from pitcher Chloe Mason. Mason struck out 8 batters, allowed six hits and walked one batter.
Erica Renick struck out 5 batters, walked five and allowed nine hits in seven innings.
The Lady Rams will travel to Garrison for another district game with the Lady Bulldogs on Friday, April 9, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.
The Lady Bears will travel to Mount Enterprise for conference action with the Lady Wildcats on Friday, April 9 at 5:30 p.m.