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SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Carl Junction falls to Glendale; Carthage splits non-conference twinbill

SoMo Sports staff reports


CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Glendale rallied for two runs in the top of the seventh inning to earn a 3-1 win at Carl Junction on Saturday afternoon.

After the Falcons scored a run in the second, Madi Olds drove in CJ’s lone run in the third inning. 

In the top of the seventh, with the game deadlocked, Glendale’s Raegan Randall singled and then went to second on a sac bunt. 

Two errors in the field allowed the go-ahead run to score before a wild pitch gave Glendale a 3-1 lead. 

The Bulldogs were unable to rally in the bottom half of the seventh. 

The Bulldogs were limited to five hits. Sammie Sims went 2-for-3 with a run scored, while Hannah Cantrell, Olds and Georgia Arnold had one hit apiece.

Kiley Spencer was charged with the loss, but she allowed just one earned run on six hits while striking out six. 

Zoe Denny earned the pitching win after limiting the Bulldogs to one run on five hits and two walks. She struck out two.

Carl Junction (7-10) is at Carthage on Tuesday. 



ROGERSVILLE, Mo. — The Carthage Tigers split a pair of non-conference games on Saturday at Logan-Rogersville High School.

Carthage beat Rogersville 17-0 in four innings and the Tigers suffered a 7-2 loss to Camdenton.

Against Rogersville, Carthage scored eight runs in the first inning, six in the third and three more in the fourth.

Jenna Calhoon drove in four runs on three hits, including a homer, while Ashlyn Brust and Alexis Smith had two hits and two RBI apiece.

Aven Willis and Brust scored three runs apiece, while Calhoon, Landry Cochran, Lexa Youngblood, Smith and Shelby Hegwer all scored two runs apiece.

Camdenton defeated Carthage 7-2.

The Tigers managed single tallies in the first and fourth innings. Carthage had five hits, one apiece by Brust, Calhoon, Youngblood, Avery Smith and Brooklyn Dolon-Main.

Addison Wallace went 6 1/3 innings in the circle, allowing seven runs on 12 hits with four strikeouts.

Ashlynn Jackson recorded two outs, striking out one.

Camdenton’s Cayden VonSande was the winning pitcher. She struck out 11 and walked three in seven frames. 

Carthage (12-12) is at Nevada at 5 on Monday night.


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