Chicks slip by Lady Cougars 16-15 to stay unbeaten
The Expo Chicks
escaped defeat by scoring a run with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to
slip by the Lady Cougars 16-15 and remained unbeaten the BVI Little League
Association’s girls’ softball league.
champions Lady Cougars scored seven runs in the seventh to tie the game at
15-15, after trailing 15-8 heading into their last at bat. They held the Expo
Chicks scoreless in the sixth. But with two outs in the bottom of the seventh
after using a combination of walks and errors to load the bases, while catcher
Shenovia Thomas was throwing the ball back to the pitcher, Takiyah George raced
home with the Expo Chicks’ winning run.
got the victory while Khiayah Doward took the loss. George was 2 for 4, scored
three with 3 RBIs. Reema Fahie had a 3 for four game with one run batted in.
Thomas was the Lady Cougars’ leading hitter going 2 for four including a seventh
inning bases loaded triple.
In the first of
four 9-12 division games, the Blue Jays trimmed the Wildcats 7-6. Deron Smith
was the wining pitcher. Shayne Pullock took the loss. Pullock had a two run
first inning homer in two at bats. Kirk O’Neal was 2 for 2 with one run batted
in. Kadeem Gumbs was 2 for 3 as the Wildcats top hitter.
In the other
9-12 division game, the Giants beat the Warriors 12-5. Melvin Belle was the
winning pitcher while Leeshawn Smith was tagged with the loss. Jharel Cotton was
the Giants’ top hitter going 2 for 2 with two homers, scoring twice with 4 RBIs.
The Belle Vue
Banco Popular Depositors took a double header from the HWR Expos in their 9-12
division contest. After winning the opener 16-3, the Depositors used two homers
from Joseph Smith to win the night cap 25-5. Smith collected on three run homer
in the first then added another in the third to finish with six runs batted in
on a 3 for 3 day.
The Tico Cubs
nipped the Virgin Gorda Rockies 10-9. Jahmal Allen who relieved Ron Hatchett in
the second was credited with the victory while Chayne Defreitas who was chased
in the second and relieved by Travis Issac was the losing pitcher. Hatchett was
the top hitter, going 2 for 2, scored twice, with three stolen bases and 2 RBIs.
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