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Lady Rockets pick up 6 wins in weekend tourney

Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 8:11 pm

BRENTWOOD — After nearly a week’s worth of rain outs last week, the Forrest Lady Rockets certainly got their fill of games over the weekend, going 6-1 in the Raptor Classic, hosted by Ravenwood High School.

The Lady Rockets got off to a strong start, picking up a 3-0 win over Creekwood on Friday evening.
A Christa Warren RBI double put Forrest on the board in the first and the Lady Rockets padded their lead with two more runs in the bottom of the second.
Emory Hall went 2-for-2 to lead Forrest and Taylor Moreland took the win in the pitcher’s circle.
She pitched five innings, giving up just three hits and struck out four.

Creekwood 000 00 — 0 3 2
Forrest 120 00 — 3 4 2

Forrest: Maggie Daughrity 1-for-2, Christa Warren 1-for-2, Emory Hall 2-for-2.
WP: Moreland.

Forrest kept the shutout streak rolling on Friday and edged a quality Brentwood Lady Bruin team, 1-0.
The only run of the game came when Taylor Moreland doubled in the bottom of the fourth, scoring Briley Burnham.
Burnham went 2-for-2, while Sarah King joined Moreland with a double.
Ella Chilton took the win and spun a one-hitter, while striking out six.

Brentwood 000 00 — 0 1 1
Forrest 000 1x — 1 4 0

Forrest: Briley Burnham 2-for-2, Taylor Moreland 1-for-2, Sarah King 1-for-1.
WP: Chilton.

One big inning was all the Lady Rockets need as Forrest took down Hendersonville, 5-2.
The hits fell in and Forrest put the pressure on Hendersonville with a little small ball tactics to start the scoring.
Following an Emory Hall lead off single, Haddie Van Patten laid down a bunt and reached via error, before Maggie Daughrity followed with a second-straight bunt to score Hall.
From there, a RBI single by Abby Ferguson and a RBI double from Christa Warren bumped the lead to 3-0.
Lesli Bartoli later ground out to first and tallied another RBI for Forrest before a Sarah King double plated teh final run of the game for the Lady Rockets.
Daughrity went 2-for-2 with a double and a RBI to lead Forrest.
Ella Chilton took the win in the cirlce and gave up two runs on five hits with four strikeouts.

Hendersonville 000 20 — 2 5 1
Forrest 005 0x — 5 6 0

Forrest: Maggie Daughrity 2-for-2, Abby Ferguson 1-for-2, Christa Warren 1-for-2, Sarah King 1-for-2, Emory Hall 1-for-2.
WP: Chilton

Taylor Moreland pitched a shutout and the Lady Rockets backed her start with an 8-0 shutout against Lincoln County.
After grabbing a 1-0 lead in the first on a RBI single from Abby Ferguson, Forrest played add on with a four-spot in the third and three more in the fourth.
Of the eight Lady Rocket hits, three went for extra bases, highlighted by a Maggie Daughrity triple.
Sarah King and Ella Chilton both drove in a pair of runs in the win.

Lincoln Co. 000 0 — 0 4 2
Forrest 104 3 — 8 8 1

Forrest: Maggie Daughrity 1-for-1, Abby Ferguson 1-for-3, Christa Warren 1-for-3, Briley Burnham 1-for-2, Taylor Moreland 1-for-2, Sarah King 1-for-3, Haddie Van Patten 2-for-2.
WP: Moreland

It wasn’t the cleanest of games for Forrest, having committed three errors, but in the end, a sac-fly from Emory Hall was good enough for a 4-3 walk-off win against White House.
White House grabbed a 2-0 lead in the top of the fourth, only for Forrest to tie the game in the bottom of the fifth on a RBI double from Christa Warren.
The momentum was short-lived as White House retook the lead in the top of the sixth on a squeeze, with White House starting the inning with a runner on second, as the tournament implemented international rules for extra innings.
Although White House grabbed the lead in the sixth, Forrest immediately tied the game in the first at-bat in the bottom of the inning.
Sarah King slugged a double to deep left to tie the game at three.
Ella Chilton then bumped King to third with a sac-bunt, setting the stage for a sac-fly from Hall for the game-winner.
Warren led Forrest, going 1-for-2 with a double and two RBIs.
Moreland took the win in the circle, giving up just two runs on six hits with four punch outs.

White House 000 201 — 3 6 0
Forrest 000 022 — 4 8 3

Forrest: Maggie Daughrity 2-for-3, Christa Warren 1-for-2, Briley Burnham 1-for-3, Sarah King 2-for-3, Emory Hall 2-for-2.
WP: Moreland

While their first meeting against the Brentwood Lady Bruins was a one-run thriller, Forrest made sure there wouldn’t be a close second meeting with the 7-1 win.
Forrest scored in every inning, highlighted by a four-run third inning to put the game out of reach.
In total, the Lady Rockets connected on eight hits, with Ella Chilton’s two RBI double in the third being the biggest hit of the game.
She also took the win in the circle, giving up one unearned run without giving up a hit.

Brentwood 010 0 — 1 0 1
Forrest 124 x — 7 8 2

Forrest: Maggie Daughrity 1-for-2, Abby Ferguson 1-for-1, Christa Warren 1-for-1, Briley Burnham 1-for-2, Taylor Moreland 1-for-2, Ella Chilton 1-for-2, Emory Hall 1-for-1, Haddie Van Patton 1-for-1.
WP: Chilton

A nine-run fourth inning was more than the Lady Rockets could overcome in their lone loss of the weekend as Green Hill edged out a 9-8 win over Forrest.
The bats stayed hot for the Lady Rockets, who belted out 10 hits, half of which went for extra bases.
Maggie Daughrity and Abby Ferguson both slugged triples, while Haddie Van Patton, Sarah King and Daughrity all connected on doubles as well.
A nine-run fourth inning set the stage for a Lady Rocket rally in the bottom of the inning and although Forrest plated two runs and got the tying run at third, the Lady Rockets just couldn’t come up with the needed two-out hit to complete the comeback.
Daughrity led Forrest, going 3-for-3, while King also recorded a three-hit game as well.

Green Hill 000 9 — 9 10 1
Forrest 132 2 — 8 10 3

Forrest: Maggie Daughrity 3-for-3, Abby Ferguson 1-for-3, Christa Warren 2-for-3, Sarah King 3-for-3, Haddie Van Patton 1-for-2.