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Lady Bulldogs held hitless, fall to Liberty North in tourney title game

Lady Bulldogs held hitless, fall to Liberty North in tourney title game

September 1st, 2014 in News

The Lady Bulldogs had no hits and just one base runner in a 1-0 loss to the Liberty North Lady Eagles in the championship game of the War on the Battlefield Tournament on Saturday afternoon.

South Callaway (5-2) got its only runner aboard on sophomore outfielder Alyssa Laughlin's lead-off walk in the sixth inning.

Liberty North tallied the game's only run off of Lady Bulldogs junior pitcher Ashley Miller in the third.

Miller took the loss, throwing 2 2/3 innings and allowing a run on one hit and a walk. Sophomore Konnor Arrowood struck out six in 4 1/3 innings of relief, holding the Lady Eagles scoreless and hitless, while walking a batter.

Arrowood and sophomore left fielder Nicole Horstman each went 3-for-5 in South Callaway's 7-4 victory over Mexico in the semifinals on Saturday.

Senior catcher Anna Bartley finished 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs, while senior outfielder Kaitlyn Loucks also went 2-for-4 with two RBIs in to power the Lady Bulldogs' 14-hit onslaught.

Miller threw 4 1/3 innings to earn the win. She struck out two and allowed two runs on four hits and a walk.

Arrowood threw the final 2 2/3, giving up two runs on two hits and a pair of walks to garner the save.

Arrowood's two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth sent South Callaway to a 4-3 victory over Eldon to start bracket play on Saturday morning.

She got the win in relief of Miller, allowing two runs on on two hits and a walk with two strikeouts in three innings. Arrowood finished 2-for-4 with three RBIs as the Lady Bulldogs had six hits.

Loucks and junior Kennedy Farley both went 2-for-3 in South Callaway's 3-2 win over the Battle Lady Spartans in pool play on Friday. Farley drove in a run as the Lady Bulldogs finished with seven hits.

Arrowood struck out seven in a complete-game triumph. She gave up two runs on three hits and surrendered a walk.

Miller fanned three in 3 1/3 innings as South Callaway began tournament action with an 8-3 win over Mexico on Friday. Miller gave up three hits and allowed three runs while walking none.

Arrowood was 2-for-3 with three RBIs, including a two-run shot in the first inning as her team collected five hits. She was named to the all-tournament team along with senior outfielder Hannah Oberdiek.

The Lady Bulldogs host Fulton at 5 p.m. today.