The Patriots beat the Trinity Christian Crusaders 7-2 in a home contest on Tuesday, September 27, 2022.
Pinewood got on the board early in the first inning when Aniston Callanan singled on a 2-1 count to drive in a run.
The Pats then notched four runs in the fourth inning. The big bats of the inning were led by a single by Katelin Smith, Libby Kate Blocker, Mary Chandler Long, and Callanan.
Milli Anderson got the start for Pinewood, allowing zero runs on three hits. The Lady Patriots racked up 12 hits on the day. Gracie Fox, Callanan, Madison Bashlor, Blocker, and Smith all managed multiple hits for the Patriots. Fox went three-for-four at the plate to lead the team in hits.
On Wednesday, September 28, the Patriots played third ranked John Milledge Academy. Their effort to come back from down five runs fell just short, as the Patriots ended the game down 11-9.
The Lady Patriots collected seven hits in the high scoring affair. Aniston Callanan drove in a run early in the first, scoring Katelin Smith on a ground out.
The Lady Patriots scored five runs in the second inning. Bashlor, Aubrey Cate Danner, Anderson, and Callanan all drove in runs in the frame. Bashlor and Anderson each had two hits to lead the Lady Patriots.
On Monday, October 3, the Lady Patriots took on the number one team in the state of Georgia (all divisions) and the number five team in the nation. The Westfield Hornets, defending state champions, came to Bellville to take on our Lady Pats. The game ended with the Patriots down 13-1.
The Hornets got started early in the first, scoring four runs in the first inning, and the Lady Patriots could not recover.
The Hornets recorded 18 hits and scored 13 runs. The Patriots had one hit, recorded by Bashlor, and scored one run against the formidable opponent.
The Patriots return to the softball field three more times this week. Home against Citizens’ Christian on Tuesday, away against Edmund Burke on Wednesday, and home for senior night against Claxton on Thursday.