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Ramirez Trucking cruises past Womack Printing
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When one player accounts for the same amount of hits as their opponent’s entire team, it doesn’t bode well for the team.Rhiannon Hoover held Womack Printing to four hits, the same amount her teammate Ericka Turner had on her own, as Ramirez Trucking defeated Womack Printing 14-4 Thursday night in girls 11-13 senior league action. Turner finished 4-for-4, stole five bases, scored twice and drove in two runs to power Womack Printing to a 10-run win and move the team to 3-0.Alexis Hill went 3-for-4 with four RBIs, Alexis Crouch and Bailey Walker added three hits and two RBIs each and Hoover chipped in two hits to keep Ramirez Trucking perfect this season.Ramirez Trucking held a 6-2 lead entering the fourth inning, but back-to-back four-run innings blew the game open.Hill had a two-run double in fourth to spark a four-run inning, then added a two-run single in the fifth as Ramirez Trucking pulled away for the win.Autumn Summers, Savannah Kelley and Kaylee Seamons each had one hit in the victory.Hoover finished with three strikeouts while allowing four runs on four hits.Becca Partain, Kiki Boyd, Bethany Porter and Sara Panter each had one hit for Womack Printing, which fell to 1-2.Lexie Chadwell took the loss, pitching five innings and allowing 14 runs on 14 hits while striking out two.Walker’s kept pace in the standings with a 6-3 win over McCormick’s Thursday night.With the win, Walker’s and Ramirez Trucking stayed in a tie for first with identical 3-0 records.Macie Walker and Cassie Scruggs each had two hits in the victory for Walker’s. Skylar Youngblood, Livia Walker and Emma Cantrell added one hit each.Livia Walker earned the victory as she entered in the second inning and struck out 13 batters.Hope Mullican had the lone hit for McCormick’s as she singled in the fifth inning and scored on a wild pitch.Mullican took the loss as she surrendered six runs on seven hits while striking out 12.