Lady Crusaders Are 6-0
The Robert Toombs Christian Academy Lady Crusaders softball team added to their totals as they improved their record to 6-0 on the season with two wins last week and one more on Monday of this week. RTCA picked up wins over Citizens Christian, Twiggs Academy, and Windsor Academy.
The game was close early as RTCA picked up one run in the bottom of the first inning and neither team scored in the second. But in the bottom of the third inning the Crusaders pushed their lead to 4-0 with three more runs. CCA closed the lead to 4-3 in the top of the fourth inning, but seven runs by RTCA in the bottom of the frame gave them an 11-3 lead. continued from page
RTCA held in the top of the fifth inning to take the win by the run rule.
RTCA hosted Twiggs on Thursday of last week. RTCA held in the top of the first inning, and exploded in the bottom of the frame. RTCA put a couple runners on base, and a hit by Railee Thomas brought in the first run. They loaded the bases with no outs and Madison Williams was hit by a pitch to make it 2-0. Charlee Ely walked in another run, and then a hit by Madalyn Joyner brought in two runs for a 5-0 lead. Ellie Graham hit a 2-RBI double for a 7-0 lead, and RTCA loaded the bases back up on a walk by Morgan Newsome. A walk, and an error made it 9-0 and then Williams with a double made it 11-0. RTCA went on to lead 17-0 by the end of the first inning.
RTCA scored eight more runs in the second inning, and Twiggs did manage to get a run in the top of the third, but the final score in three innings was 25-1.
The Crusaders were at Windsor Academy on Monday of this week and got another win. RTCA got on the board in the top of the first inning with three runs, and added two more in the third inning to lead 5-0.
Windsor scored once in the bottom of the third inning, and closed the lead to 5-4 with three more in the fourth inning.
RTCA plated five runs in the top of the fifth inning to take control back and lead 10-4. Each team scored once in the seventh inning as RTCA took the win, 11-5. On Tuesday of this week RTCA hosted Gatewood Academy after presstime. They will have the rest of the week off and will be back on the diamond on Monday of next week against CCA on the road in Douglas at 5:45 p.m.