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PREP SOFTBALL: Carl Junction notches first two wins of the season 

SoMo Sports staff reports

REEDS SPRING, Mo. — Carl Junction earned its first two wins of the season after beating Seymour 9-8 and following it up with a 10-7 win over Reeds Spring on Saturday.


Carl Junction scored four runs in the top of the first inning before Seymour rallied to take a 8-5 behind a five-run fifth. The Bulldogs added four runs in the sixth to rally back for the win.

DaLaynie Hallacy doubled home a run, with Dezi Williams adding a two-run single to highlight the scoring in the first inning. Alivia Haase doubled home Williams in the fifth inning to push the lead to 5-3. 

Seymour’s first three runs of the sixth inning came home on Carl Junction errors before Aubrie Fann wrapped the inning with an RBI single for an 8-5 lead.

Allison Plumlee cut the CJ deficit to 8-6 with a run-scoring single to left to start the rally in the top of the sixth inning. Hallacy added a one-out RBI single before Williams scored Hannah Cantrell and Evalyn Wade on a sac fly to right to give the Bulldogs a 9-8 lead.

Hannah Cole earned the win after allowing eight runs, two earned, on 11 hits, a walk and three strikeouts in six innings of work for Carl Junction.

Hannah Clark took the loss after allowing nine runs, two earned, on 11 hits, two walks and five strikeouts in six innings.

Williams doubled twice and finished with three hits, four RBI and a run scored, while Hallacy doubled for one of her three hits. She added two RBI and scored a run. Addie Brock had two hits and scored two runs. 



Carl Junction scored a run in the top of the first to gain the lead and took complete control over Reeds Spring with an eight-run second inning on the way to the win in the second game.

Plumlee singled home Madi Olds in the first inning to give the Bulldogs the advantage. The first two runs of the second came in one a bases-loaded walk and hit-by-pitch in consecutive at-bats before Olds scored on a passed ball two batters later to make the score 4-0. Cole followed with a two-run double, Hallacy and RBI single and Williams a run-scoring triple to give CJ a commanding 8-0 lead.

Olds closed the Bulldog scoring with an RBI double in the sixth inning.

Cole earned the win in the circle after allowing seven runs, three earned, on five hits, a walk and two strikeouts in six innings.

Alexis Baskins took the loss after surrendering 10 runs, three earned, on nine hits, four walks and five strikeouts in five innings.

Olds had a double for one her two hits, while scoring twice and driving in one. Plumlee had one hit and two RBI, while Izzie Southern also registered a pair of hits. Williams had a hit, scored three times and drove in a run. Cole had a double and drove in two.

Carl Junction is at Monett on Monday.


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