Unbeaten Physicians Healthcare Rose Buds Team Leads Early Standings In Kiwanis Girls Softball League Play
Oh what a difference a year makes!
Last year the Physicians Healthcare Rose Buds struggled through the initial season of the Kiwanis Girls Softball League and wound up third in the three team league.
This year, the Rose Buds occupy first place and are yet to be beaten in their first two games.
Last Thursday, the Rose Buds scored four times in the bottom of the first inning after the Missy’s Lucky Charms scored a single run in their half of the inning, and cruised to an 8-2 win to take over undisputed 1st place.
The Lucky Charms dropped their second straight game, while the Carolina Wings Chicks split their two games on Monday to remain in second place.
The Rose Buds scored their four runs without the benefit of a base hit, but in the fourth a walk issued to Brooke Carter and four consecutive hits by Madison Owens, Marissa Tyndall, Akuria Smiley and Summer Calhoun scored three more runs. Kaliegh Caulder’s grounder to the pitcher scored another to give the winners an 8-2 win. The Lucky Charms pushed a run across the plate in the top of the fourth inning when Sha Miya McLellan singled, went to third on a passed ball and a stolen base and then scored on a wild pitch. Tyndall went the distance on the mound allowing three hits, while getting credit for 10 strikeouts. She walked only two and hit a batter. The Lucky Charms were led at the plate by McLellan, who doubled and singled in two trips. Summer Tyler had the other hit off Tyndall.’
On Thursday, it will be the Rose Buds playing host to the Chicks at 7p.m.
If you want to see some good softball and even greater sportsmanship, come out and watch these young girls compete.
Admission is by donation only – $1 for adults, the cost of a canned soda, and 50 cents for children over 12.