The Lady Panthers continue their winning season with a victory against St. Vincent’s on Tuesday afternoon.
It was another shutout victory for the Panthers who, for the second time this season, won the game by the run rule in the fifth inning. They are now 9-4 overall and 3-1 for the region.
Here is the breakdown for the last two games against Richmond Hill and St. Vincent’s.
Panthers fall to R. Hill
After defeating Hephzibah in a regional double header, the Lady Panthers fell to Richmond Hill, 5-3, Sept. 11.
This is still the strongest start for the Lady Panthers in a long while and the Panthers continue to work hard on the battery and the pitching game. On the mound against the Wildcats was Cassie Standard. She had 15 strikeouts, allowed 6 hits and walked 3.
“It’s hard to take a loss when you pitch that well,” head coach Jerome Standard said. “Usually when you pitch that well, you end up with a win.”
The Lady Panthers did commit 3 errors in the game but the bats are still hitting hard.
Cassie Standard and Elyssa Lemapu were both 2 of 4 with doubles while Ashley McRae, Courtney Miles and Chelsea O’Quinn each had singles.
Run rule St. Vincent’s
The St. Vincent’s Lady Saints were sent marching home early when the Lady Panthers shut them down by the run rule in the fifth inning with a 10-0 score.
Standard pitched the first three innings and allowed no hits, walked 2 and stuck out 3 batters.
Jacklyn Gonzales pitched the last two innings, walking one, allowing no hits and striking out 2 batters. McRae and Lemapu continue the hitting streak for the Lady Panthers each hitting a double. Standard, Dominique Sibley and Gonzales each hit singles.
Burke County visits the Lady Panther field tomorrow for a double header starting at noon.