Lady Rockets roll with two district wins

Friday, April 19, 2019
Anna Blanton had a huge two-game series for the Lady Rockets, who beat Community 12-0 at home on Tuesday before travelling to Lewisburg on Wednesday where they took down the Tigerettes 9-1. Blanton went 4-fo-6 with five runs scored, three stolen bases, two RBIs, and a base on balls.
Tribune photos by Anthony S. Puca

Tuesday, April 16

At Forrest

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Community: Anna Katherine Lemmons 1-for-2, Hannah Gochee 1-for-2.

BB: Brianna Beech.

2B: Lemmons.

ROE: #14Mackenzie Newkirk.

SB: Newkirk.

Totals

Team LOB: 4

LP: Haley Farrar.

Forrest: Laura Mealer 2-for-2, Kennedy Gillespie 2-for-3, Zoe Long 2-for-3, Karley Daughrity 2-for-3, Jenna Blanton 1-for-3, Kiersten Blalock 1-for-1, Anna Blanton 1-for-2, Ally Blanton 1-for-3, Kayla Gillespie 1-for-2.

BB: Anna Blanton, Mealer, Kayla Gillespie.

RS: Anna Blanton 3, Jenna Blanton 2, Karley Daughrity 2, Mealer, Kennedy Gillespie, Kayla Gillespie, Sayrna Kurtz, Addison Bunty.

2B: Kayla Gillespie.

3B: Long, Mealer.

RBI: Mealer 4 Kennedy Gillespie 3, Daughrity 2, Long, Ashley Milligan, Kaydee Todd.

FC: Jenna Blanton, Anna Blanton.

HBP: Todd.

SB: Kurtz 2, Anna Blanton.

CS: Mealer.

Totals

Team LOB: 6

Fielding

E: Jenna Blanton.

WP: Lauren Gillespie (5IP, 2H, 0R, 0ER, 14K, 1BB).

Lauren Gillespie picked up the win in the circle in both games as the Chattanooga State Community College signee worked 8.1 innings for the 22-2 Lady Rockets. Gillespie gave up six hits, one run (unearned) while striking out 19 and walking one in the pair of District 12-AA wins.

Wednesday, April 17

At Marshall County

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Forrest: Anna Blanton 3-for-4, Zoe Long 3-for-4, Jenna Blanton 2-for-4, Laura Mealer 2-for-4, Riley Ward 1-for-1, Kaitlin Leverette 1-for-4, Kennedy Gillespie 1-for-2, Kayla Gillespie 1-for-3, Karley Daughrity 1-for-3.

BB: Kennedy Gillespie 2.

RS: Jenna Blanton 2, Anna Blanton 2, Leverette, Mealer, Kennedy Gillespie, Daughrity, Addison Bunty.

2B: Kennedy Gillespie.

HR: Leverette.

RBI: Leverette 3, Anna Blanton 2, Mealer, Jenna Blanton.

ROE: Ally Blanton, Kennedy Gillespie.

SB: Mealer 3, Jenna Blanton 2, Anna Blanton 2, Kennedy Gillespie 2, Long 2.

CS: Long, Mealer.

Totals

Team LOB: 7

Fielding

E: Jenna Blanton

WP: Lauren Gillespie (3.1IP, 4H, 1R, 0ER, 2K, 1BB).

Relief: Ashley Milligan (3.2IP, 1H, 0R, 0ER, 5K, 0BB).

District 12-AA Standings

Forrest (22-2, 7-0)

Giles County (17-5, 4-1)

Nolensville (11-10, 3-3)

Marshall County (5-10, 3-4)

Central Magnet (5-15, 3-4)

Community (2-10, 1-8)