RTCA Wins Two Games
The Robert Toombs Christian Academy Lady Crusaders softball team played three games last week as they got wins over Windsor Academy and David Emanuel, but fell to Thomas Jefferson in extra innings. vs. Windsor
Up against the Lady Knights of Windsor in Macon, RTCA took the early lead with two runs in the top of the second inning. They added three more in the fourth to push their lead to 5-0.
Windsor picked up a run in the bottom of the fourth inning, but RTCA answered with two more in the top of the fifth. Windsor scored one more in the bottom of the frame, but RTCA was out in front, 7-2.
The Crusaders plated three more runs in the top of the seventh inning on the way to a 10-2 win.
Arlie Gooden led RTCA with 3 RBI's, with Meredith Durden adding 2. Durden also got the win in the circle with 9 strikeouts. vs. DEA
RTCA cruised to a win in Stillmore on Tuesday of last week over the Eagles of David Emanuel. The game was scoreless over the first three innings, but RTCA put two runs on the board in the top of the fourth inning.
The Lady Crusaders then broke it open in the top of the sixth inning with six more runs. That gave them an 8-0 win over DEA.
Emily Edwards led the way with 3 RBI's in the game. Durden again got the win, this time with 11 strikeouts. vs. TJ
It was a battle at home on Thursday for RTCA as they faced the Lady Jaguars of Thomas Jefferson.
TJ scored first with a run in the top of the second inning, but RTCA answered in the bottom half with two runs to take a 2-1 lead. TJ added two in the top of the third inning to go back on top, 3-2.
RTCA tied the game at 3-3 in the bottom of the fifth inning, and then each team plated a run in the seventh inning to send the game to extras.
In the top of the eighth inning TJ scored two runs to jump ahead to a 6-4 lead. RTCA managed to get one run across in the bottom of the eighth inning, but it was not enough as they fell 6-5.
Durden got the loss, but she had a solid outing with 9 more strikeouts. Durden is closing in on the all-time strikeout record at RTCA.
This week RTCA hosted Montgomery County on Monday and was at FPCA on Tuesday, both after presstime. They will have the rest of the week off before getting back to work next Monday at Pinewood Christian.