- Last Updated on 12:22 PM 04/23/12
- BY Doug Ford
The Halifax American Ponytails all-stars are 2-0 and the Halifax National Ponytails are 1-0 after the first two days of the Dixie Softball District 7 Tournament. American defeated Brookneal 13-3 on Friday and got past Motley 13-7 on Saturday, while National defeated Charlotte County 12-0 on Friday.
American 13 Motley 7
American trailed 4-1 after one inning and 7-6 after three, but rallied with seven runs the final two innings to beat Motley.
Blair Bomar hit a triple, Katie Gregory, Kennedy Dyer and Denia Rauls hit doubles, and Megan Watts had two singles, while Sydney Henderson, Sidney McLamb and Mackenzie Francis hit singles for American.
Christen Seamster, McLamb and Gregory toed the rubber for American, striking out a total of nine batters.
Halifax National 12 Charlotte County 0
Faith Lester had two hits, Anna Clowdis had a double, and Sarah Moser, Lauren Chaney, Brittany Roller and Malasia Boyd had base hits for National, which took advantage of eight walks in a win over Charlotte County.
The game was scoreless through two innings, before National broke through with nine runs on five hits in the third inning.
National scored three runs on four walks and an error in the fourth to end the game.
Erica Allgood and Amber Moore combined to strike out four batters in four innings for National, while giving up a total of only two hits.
Halifax American 13 Brookneal 3
Rauls slammed two doubles and a single with four RBIs in American’s rout of Brookneal, with Henderson (RBI) hitting a double and a single, McLamb (three RBI) hitting a double, and Chinaiya Owen and Dyer hitting singles.
Watts added a RBI on a bases loaded walk for American, which scored two runs in each of the first three innings, six in the fourth and one in the fifth.
Brookneal scored one run in the third inning and two in the fourth frame.
Gregory, Seamster, Dyer and McLamb all saw action on the mound against Brookneal, the foursome striking out seven batters while allowing a total of six hits.