Beech piles on late to blast Gallatin

Beech piles on late to blast Gallatin

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Beech piles on late to blast Gallatin

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GALLATIN The visiting Beech High softball team struggled to shake Gallatin through the first four innings of Wednesday afternoon’s contest at Triple Creek Park, but the Lady Buccaneers scored 12 runs over the final three innings of a 14-1 victory over the Lady Wave.

Beech High sophomore Kaylor Chaffin homered in the seventh inning of Wednesday afternoon’s 14-1 victory at Gallatin. Chaffin drove in two runs and scored twice.

Beech High sophomore Kaylor Chaffin homered in the seventh inning of Wednesday afternoon’s 14-1 victory at Gallatin. Chaffin drove in two runs and scored twice.

Freshman Carly Sperlich hit her fourth home run of the season, a three-run shot in the sixth inning. Sperlich finished with three hits, drove in five runs and scored three.

Sperlich (2-1) also picked up the victory in the pitcher’s circle, allowing one run on three hits with four strikeouts over five innings.

Sophomore Kaylor Chaffin hit her third home run of the season, a two-run blast that came during Beech’s five-run outburst in the seventh inning.

Sophomore Kennedy McCurry provided four hits and four runs batted in as the Lady Bucs (8-3 overall, 5-0 in District 9-AAA) compiled 15 hits.

Gallatin’s lone run came on sophomore Haley Barnes’ solo home run in the first inning.

Gallatin High sophomore Michaela Thompson swings at a second-inning pitch during Wednesday afternoon’s 14-1 loss to visiting Beech.

Gallatin High sophomore Michaela Thompson swings at a second-inning pitch during Wednesday afternoon’s 14-1 loss to visiting Beech.

Junior Savannah Link had two of the Lady Wave’s five hits.

Gallatin fell to 3-11 overall and to 0-6 in district play.

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