Lady Tigers drop Carver for second area win

Published 8:36 pm Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Demopolis (7-11, 2-0) picked up its second region win in as many days Tuesday evening, defeating Carver 14-1 just 24 hours after downing Selma 16-1.

Melanie McCrory and Mary Byars combined to strike out nine batters over five innings of work.

“Mary did a good job of coming in and relieving Melanie,” DHS head coach Joey Browder said. “I don’t think Melanie got the calls that she was looking for, but she did a good job maintaining her composure and I know she will continue to help us throughout the year. It’s good to have confidence in our whole pitching staff to come in and get the job done every time.”

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Kristin Beach, Samantha Walker, Raylee Eubanks and Carly Latham each went 2-for-3 in the game. Freshman Sidney Colyar also stroked a triple. Lindsey Fields, Alex Crawford and Ashley Polk also recorded hits.

Demopolis plays again at home Wednesday and Thursday when it hosts Bibb County and Hale County respectively.