By JOSH FRYE
Temple Albritton struck out 4 to help lead the Atmore Christian School Lady Rams past West Florida Baptist Academy, 19-6, last Tuesday, April 13. An early lead helped propel the Rams to victory during the single game matchup at West Florida Baptist.
Albritton, Anna Weaver, Elizabeth Terry and Megan Wilson all combined to help gain the early first- and second-inning lead. Albritton first scored for ACS by way of a double in the first inning. Weaver followed up Albritton’s score in the second inning with a stolen base, while Terry scored on a single, Wilson on a double and Albritton closed the second inning performance with another double.
The 4 combined to help add 5 runs for ACS within the opening 2 innings.
During seventh inning action, the Rams put up 6 runs. ACS offensive action was generated from walks by Brooke Schachle, Abby Ross, Alexis Strength and singles from Mia Morris and Albritton.
Albritton led the charge on the mound for the Rams. The right-hander allowed 7 hits, 6 runs and struck out 4 batters in 6 innings. Claire Croley took the loss on the mound for WFBA. The pitcher lasted 6 innings and allowed 19 runs on 12 hits and struck out 4 batters.
In all, the Rams racked up 12 hits and 26 stolen bases. Albritton and Weaver managed multiple hits. Albritton went 4-for-4 at the plate to lead ACS in hits. Albritton also stole base 5 times.
“The girls played a very strong game,” ACS head coach Bethany Albritton said. “Their main key to the win was strong hits and base running. I am very proud of them.”
The Rams will face Aletheia Academy at home this Thursday, April 22. On Friday, April 23, ACS will host a double-header against Central Christian, followed by a faceoff with Mississippi’s Christian Collegiant.