Baltimore Wins 4th Game Of Season As Ooltewah Softball Tops Bradley

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Junior Cameron Baltimore won her fourth victory of the season without a loss as Ooltewah defeated Bradley County on Tuesday 11-1.

She gave up four hits over the 5-inning contest.

Aubie Collake and Summer Williams homered for Ooltewah, which improves to 6-2 on the season (2-1 in District 5AAA).

Collake was 2-2 was two RBIs and Williams was 2-3 with two RBIs.

Third baseman Josie Cain was 2-3 with a run batted in.

Freshman Tiera Lemon scored twice while going 2-3, and junior Allie Jones was 3-3 with a double and two runs batted in.

Sloan Sullivan knocked in two runs while going 2-4.


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