Brown 4 For 4 In JV Softball Win Over West
Published 12:00 am Friday, May 11, 2012
By Brian Pitts
Davie Enterprise Record
The Davie JV softball team’s 12-6 win over visiting West Forsyth last week was Davie’s 12th win against four losses. This was one of the most impressive Ws considering Davie dug a 6-1 hole in the first two innings.
In the first two innings, Sarah Myers gave up four hits and her defense committed three errors.
The rest of the game, though, was a different story. From the third through the sixth, in which West did not score, Myers gave up one hit and the defense made one error.
“It was obvious that West came to play,” coach Dawn Lowery said. “We looked a little shellshocked in the first two innings. We finally settled down and played our type of ball. It is pretty cool to see us mature as a team. If we can get the little things under control, like mental mistakes and simple throwing errors, we will be a much better team.”
Davie cut the 6-1 deficit to 6-3 in the second. They grabbed the game by a throat in an exhilarating third.
Myers sparked a six-run rally with a leadoff triple to deep right field. West aided Davie’s cause with four hit batsmen.
“From there, we had consistent hits and smart base running,” Lowery said. “I would love to see that type of offense in the first. We have got to start scoring earlier. The girls play so much …