Thursday, March 30, 2017
Strom Thurmond High School
Greenwood High School
Strom Thurmond defeated Greenwood 10-5 on Thursday. Strom Thurmond was down 3-2 in the top of the fifth inning when Autumn Easler homered off of Abigail Waters, driving in two runs.
Taylor Driggers led Strom Thurmond to victory by driving in five runs. She went 2-for-5 at the plate. Driggers drove in runs on a home run in the first and a grand slam in the fifth.
Strom Thurmond took an early lead in the first inning. Driggers homered on a 2-2 count in the first inning, scoring one run.
Truett Taylor earned the win for Strom Thurmond. She tossed four and a third innings, surrendering two runs, three hits, and striking out one. Emilee McAllister started the game for Strom Thurmond. She went two and two-thirds innings, surrendering three runs, four hits, and striking out one.
Home runs for Strom Thurmond came when Autumn Easler homered in the fifth inning and Driggers homered in the first and fifth innings.
Strom Thurmond had 12 hits in the game. Carolyn Barrett Guess, Brianna Walden, Driggers, and Taylor each collected multiple hits for Strom Thurmond. Taylor, Driggers, Walden, and Guess all had two hits to lead Strom Thurmond.