The Nashville Christian School’s Lady Eagles have had a tough start to their 2018 season, but they have had some Mothershed moments.
As in sisters Kayli and Kendall Mothershed. The play of the two have been a bright spot.
Against Friendship Christian Academy, Kayli hit her first home run of the season, and against Donelson Christian, it was Kendall’s turn to go deep. Unfortunately the bombs were not enough in either game.
In the Friendship Christian game, Nashville Christian had a tough time generating runs and dropped the game 10-4.
The Lady Eagles got things moving in the first inning, when Kayli Mothershed homered on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs.
In the top of the third inning, Friendship Christian tied things up at two when Brooke Jones singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Friendship Christian pulled away for good with two runs in the fourth inning. Cameron Burton doubled on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs.
The Lady Commanders scored four runs in the fifth inning. Hannah Alexander, Joy Osipchuk, Burton, and H Pittman all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Kyleigh Pitzer led things off on the hill for Friendship Christian. She lasted seven innings, allowing five hits and four runs while striking out ten.
Mothershed started the game for Nashville Christian. She surrendered eight runs on 13 hits over four and two-thirds innings, striking out four and walking zero.
Lynlee Page threw two and a third innings in relief.
Nashville Christian socked two home runs on the day. Mothershed had a homer in the first inning. Karmen Drake went for the long ball in the fifth inning.
Julia Thompson led NCS with two hits in three at bats.
in Thursday’s game, Donelson Christian Academy scored four runs in the fifth inning. The offensive firepower was led by Kersee Worden, Emily Gunsleman, and Keely Chandler, all knocking in runs in the inning.
Kayli Mothershed toed the rubber for Nashville Christian. She surrendered six runs on seven hits over four and a third innings, striking out one.
Lynlee Page and Aubrey Page entered the game from the bullpen, throwing one and two-thirds innings and one inning respectively.
Mothershed led N NCS with two hits in three at bats.
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