Homers win it for Ellis softball

Published 10:41 am Thursday, April 21, 2022

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Jadyn Davis banged out four hits and Brianna Tolar pitched six dominant innings as the Ellis softball team eased past South Davie 11-1 on April 4.

Carly Crouch, Reagan Davis and Abbey Lankford had two hits each, and Crouch smacked an inside-the-park home run. The only run off Tolar, who picked up her third win, was unearned.

The next day, the Jaguars raised their record to 6-0 with a 7-5 win over Watauga.

J. Davis and Lankford had two hits each to lead the attack. J. Davis tripled and hit an inside-the-park homer. Both of Lankford’s hits were doubles. R. Davis, Crouch, Tolar and Brylie Creel had one hit apiece.

R. Davis and Tolar split the pitching duties. Coach Chris Callison said Korie Bailey made a great catch in right field, and Lankford ended the game with a catch at third base.