Strom Thurmond Rebels Varsity fell behind early and couldn’t come back in an 8-3 loss to Saluda on Monday. Saluda took the lead on a home run in the first inning.
Saluda opened up scoring in the first inning, when Kaylee Long homered on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.
Saluda scored three runs in the sixth inning. Saluda scored its runs on a stolen base by Carmen Doubrava.
Long was credited with the victory for Saluda. She surrendered three runs on three hits over seven innings, striking out 13.
Emilee McAllister took the loss for Strom Thurmond Rebels Varsity. She lasted seven innings, allowing eight hits and eight runs while striking out one.
Taylor Driggers, McAllister, and Savannah Agner each collected one hit to lead Strom Thurmond Rebels Varsity.
Saluda racked up eight hits on the day. Long and Natalee Herron each collected multiple hits for Saluda. Long went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Saluda in hits.