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Lady Flashes crushed Tallulah Academy 15-2 on Monday



St. Aloysius softball players
Lili Perniciaro, Megan Theriot, Kyleigh Cooper, Maddy McSherry and Ali G. Luke: Photo by Keith Phillips

St. Aloysius softball team are 2-0 after defeating Tallulah Academy 15-2 on Monday.

“We were confident coming into this game based off our last performance and we did better than expected so we’re pleased with the outcome,” Kyleigh Cooper said.

Kyleigh Cooper

Kyleigh Cooper: Photo by Keith Phillips

The game started off slow on both ends as Kyleigh Cooper, Ali G. Luke and Maddy McSherry all earned early hits. Emily Fortenberry would also get a hit for TA.

The Lady Flashes got on the board in the third inning after singles from Megan Theriot and Luke. Ruthie Britton would contribute with a RBI to put the score at 2-0. A single from Marsh in the bottom of the inning that gave the Lady Trojans their first run.

Ruthie Britton

Ruthie Britton: Photo by Keith Phillips

St. Al started fifth inning with a bang as Maddy McSherry hit a triple followed by doubles from Madison Spencer and Ruthie Britton to put the lead at 4-1. Luke and Theriot would be next to earn RBIs as Cooper and McSherry followed up with doubles as the Lady Flashes took the 9-1 lead. Moberly would double for TA to bring in a run that put the game at 9-2.

Madison Spencer

Madison Spencer: Photo by Keith Phillips

Madelyn Kavanaugh, Theriot and Cooper hit singles in the final inning while Spencer got a double and Lili Perniciaro hit a triple to put the game away with a final score of 15-2.

Cooper ended the night by going 3 for 3 at the plate, including having two doubles and striking out eight batters. Spencer brought in two hits(two doubles) and three RBIs while McSherry(two triples and a double) also had three hits. Luke had two hits and three runs while Britton(double), Perniciaro(triple), Crawley Haller and Kavanaugh each had a hit.

“We did well but there’s a few things we have to clean up but we stuck together and finished the game out on top,” Luke said.

St. Al will host Riverfield on Thursday.

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