Center Roughrider’s Field on Friday, March 12, 2021 –
Last Friday saw the Center Lady Roughriders Varsity Softball team fall to the Central Heights Lady Blue Devils by a 6-4 score.
The Lady Blue Devils jumped out to a 2-0 advantage in the top of the third inning when Trinity Bailey blasted a 2-run homer over the leftfield wall. In the fourth inning Central Heights extended their lead to 4-0 with a rally fueled by four hits.
Center got on the board in the bottom of the fourth frame when Rylee Youngblood led off with a single to leftfield and was later driven in by an Aryah Turner single.
Center got scores from Shakadria Hubbard, Taylor Horton and Carson Crouch during a rally in the bottom of the fifth inning to tie the game at 4-4.
Bailey singled to give CHHS a runner in the top of the seventh inning and Brittany McLaughlin hit a 2-run homer over the centerfield wall which gave the Blue Devils a 6-4 advantage. Bailey was able to strike out all three batters she faced in the bottom half of the inning to close out the game.
Center’s record now stands at 5-11-1 they have one more pre-district game on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 when they host the Hemphill Lady Hornets with JV beginning at 5:30 p.m. and Varsity play starts at 7 p.m.