Lady Stingers defeat conference rivals
The Florence-Darlington Technical College Lady Stingers dominated to beat Surry Community College 17-8 and 13-1 on Friday and Patrick Henry Community College 8-1 and 6-1 on Saturday while traveling on the road.
On Friday, Marissa Tyndall won on the mound as the Lady Stingers took the 17-8 victory over Surry Community College in the first game of the doubleheader.
Shelby Cox was the leading hitter at the plate as she was 3-4 with two homeruns and three runs batted in. Kristina Lee was 3-4 with a homerun and a run batted in.
Tyndall was 3-4 with three runs batted in. Tyndall also won the second game on the mound as she pitched for five innings in a 13-1 Lady Stingers victory.
Lee was 4-4 with seven runs batted in and two homeruns. Erin Bailey was 2-3 in the batter’s box.
Once again, it was Tyndall winning the game on the mound as the Lady Stingers defeated Patrick Henry Community College 8-1 in the first game on Saturday. Tori Alexander came in for relief. Combined, the two pitchers had seven strike outs and allowed three hits and a walk.
Leading hitters included Bailey and Hanna Gainey. Both ladies were 2-4 with two runs batted in and a homerun.
In the final game of the weekend, the Lady Stingers defeated Patrick Henry Community College 6-1. Tyndall swept the weekend on the mound as she finished out Saturday’s second game with three strike outs and four hits and a walk allowed.
Riley Boyle led the way at the plate as she was 2-3 with a run batted in. Baylee Elms was 3-3 in the batter’s box.
The Lady Stingers are now 27-5 overall and 17-1 in Region 10.
The Lady Stingers will kick off April on Tuesday as they host USC Sumter in a doubleheader at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
On Friday, April 6, the Lady Stingers will host Wake Tech at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., and on Saturday, April 7, the team will host Pitt at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.