FARMINGTON -- The Lady Cardinals opened 5A West play with a 10-0 road win at Clarksville Thursday, March 15.
McKenzi Bogan threw a complete game shutout, pitching 7 innings, allowing no runs on 4 hits, striking out 7 with no walks. Farmington's 13 hits were highlighted by a pair of home runs. Camryn Journagan went yard in the sixth and Madalyn Gardenhire knocked one out of the ballpark in the seventh.
Farmington (6-2, 2-1) racked up 7 runs in the seventh inning to put the game away. Clarksville starter Dayven Pledger lasted four and a third innings. She gave up 7 runs on 7 hits. Emmaline Rieder came on and took the loss for the Lady Panthers, allowing 3 runs on 6 hits. Neither pitcher issued a walk.
Bogan and Antwine each collected three hits to lead the Lady Cardinals.
Bentonville West 11, Farmington 6 (Eight innings)
A costly error loomed large in Farmington's eight-inning 11-8 home loss to Bentonville West Thursday, March 8.
The Lady Cardinals misplayed Jazmine Dodd's fly ball and the floodgates were opened as West put up 5 unanswered runs in the eighth. Stationed at second to begin the extra inning, Endya Moler stole third and scored when Dodd's fly ball landed in center field. Moler also added a two-run double. Dodd had 3 RBIs and 3 runs scored.
Dodd, Honesty Holt and Sydney Steed had three hits apiece, accounting for half of the Lady Wolverines' 17 hits finally chasing Farmington starter Bogan after 7.1 innings. Shyanna Holmes and Paige Devecsery combined to get the final two outs, but the disheartened Lady Cardinals could produce no offense against West reliever Brittany Crowson in the bottom of the eighth.
Farmington squandered a 6-0 lead by giving up 6 runs to West in the sixth inning. Neither team scored in the seventh and the game went into extra innings. West starter Emma Wood threw seven innings and was not involved in the decision. Bogan was charged with the loss. Antwine led Farmington with 2 hits and 3 runs scored with an RBI.Sports on 04/04/2018
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