Crouch homers: Ellis softball 10-0

Published 8:52 am Thursday, May 5, 2022

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The Ellis softball team kept building momentum in the final week of the regular season, belting Watauga and toppling North Davie.

The Jaguars, who have outscored opponents 123-16, headed into this week’s conference tournament with a 10-0 record.

Carly Crouch blasted a home run as Ellis buried Watauga 15-0. Ellis got one hit from seven players, including Raegan Davis, Abbey Lankford, Brianna Tolar, Kayleigh Allen, Makayla Vanmeter and Hannah Meacham. Jadyn Davis drew four walks and scored four times. Tolar and R. Davis split the pitching, each throwing two innings.


Tolar pitched seven strong innings as Ellis defeated North Davie 6-3. J. Davis, Crouch, Lankford, Tolar and Allen had one hit each for the Jaguars.


Raney Phelps had a monster game in defeat as South Davie fell 5-2 to North Carolina Leadership Academy. The Falcons overcame Phelps’ 15 strikeouts and her inside-the-park home run. Phelps scored both the South runs.