Riverdale’s softball team improved its record to 17-1 on Wednesday with dominating wins in Orlando, Fla. at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
The Lady Warriors defeated Dupont Manuel, Ky. 10-1 and Grace Arcadia, N.Y. 12-0 in five innings. Kristin Uselton picked up the wins in both games, combining for six strikeouts.
Against Dupont Manuel, Paige Byram, Maddie Woodruff, Sarah Higgins and Uselton each hit doubles. Brenna Wolfram added a triple.
Against Grace Arcadia, Higgins hit a three-run home run, Josie Messick had two doubles, Byram and Wolfram each hit a triple and Carissa Ott hit a two-run double.
La Vergne 4, Siegel 0
The Wolverines scored all four of their runs with two outs. Van Johnson had two RBIs, and Stefan Norman and Dustin Bills had one each. Matt Lyons picked up the win on the mound.
Oakland 7, Smyrna 6 (9)
Chase Smith scored on Daulton Smith’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to give the Patriots (15-4, 3-2) their 11th consecutive win. Tyler Gilbert collected the win in relief. Erik Eilers had three hits and an RBI for Oakland. Peyton Motroni and Penn Moore each had two hits.
Smyrna’s Cody Bolyard had four hits, including a double. Jeremy Noe had two hits. Jordan Johnson got the loss.
Faith Baptist (Fla.) 12, Central Magnet 2
The Tigers fells to 7-10 with the loss in the USA Classic hosted by Memphis Christian Brothers. Tyler Egawa led Central with two hits.
Track and Field
Riverdale dominates Tomahawk Chop
Riverdale’s girls placed first in 15 events in the Tomahawk Chop Inivitational earlier this week.
Joy Frierson won the 100 (12.76 seconds), Jaa’Leah White won the 200 (26.73), Dominique Hopper won the 400 (62.00), Rockesia Mintlow won the 100 hurdles (16.16), high jump (4-11 3/4) and long jump (15-10), Derriana Parrish won the 300 hurdles (54.55), Millie Suggs won the pole vault (8-0), Talia Martin won the triple jump (31-4) and Courtney Lester won the discus (86-11) and Yessenia Pena won the shot put (30-4). Riverdale’s 4×100 relay (50.83), 4×200 relay (1:50), 4×400 relay (4:34) and 4×800 (11:15.45) also won.
Siegel’s Nicole Gardner won the 1,600 (5:37.59).
On the boys side, Riverdale’s Brandon Harvey won the 1,600 (4:47) and the 3,200 (10:45), Terrance Watkins won the 300 hurdles (43.78), Abraham Lou won the pole vault (9-0) and Lamar Thompson won the long jump (21-1),
Riverdale’s relay teams won the 4×100 (44.24), 4×200 (1:32.90) and 4×400 (3:39).
Blackman’s Styles Corder won the 100 (11.33) and 200 (23.20). Teammate Brandon Frey won the 400 (51.79). Chris Lilly won the triple jump in 39-10 1/4.
Central’s Noah Delk won the 800 (2:08). Central’s 4×800 relay team of Patrick Cardel, Parker White, Kyle Maples and Nathan Poplin won in 8:54.22.