Ooltewah Softball Comes From Behind For Double Header Win Over Bledsoe County

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Sloan Sullivan knocked in the winning run as Ooltewah came from behind in the bottom of the seventh on Wednesday to defeat Bledsoe County 6-5. The Lady Owls trailed 5-4 in their final at bat.

Ooltewah won the opener 10-3 as junior Cameron Baltimore improved to 9-3. 

Ashunti Cooper was 2-3 and scored twice. She knocked in a run and stole a base. Freshman shortstop Tiera Lemon was 2-3 with one score. Junior outfielder Allie Jones had a double that brought in two runs and she scored twice. Sophomore catcher Summer Williams doubled to knock in a run. First basement Elizabeth Novelli was 2-3 with an RBI.

Novelli pitched the second game was is now 2-0.

Sullivan was 2-3 and sophomore Bailey Kenned was also 2-3 with a double and run scored. Ashunti Cooper was 2-4 and scored twice.

Ooltewah is now 20-5, 6-3. They will be in action with three games Friday at the Soddy Daisy Tournament. Games at Hixson at 9, GPS at noon and Whitwell at 3.


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