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Knights, Lady Knights make it two straight

by Minden Press-Herald

SPRINGHILL – The only way to describe Tuesday’s game between North Webster and Castor is complete and utter domination.

The Knights hung 10 runs on the Tigers in the first inning, followed by nine more in the second on their way to a 24-0 victory where everyone got a piece of the action.

The win moves North Webster’s season mark to 10-3.

Kade Garmany had a big day at the plate, going 3-4 with a double, two singles and three RBIs. Daniel Lewis and Riley Orr had equally impressive days, finishing with a pair of singles and three RBIs of their own. Connor McClure was outstanding on his way to a 3-4 day with three singles and two RBIs. Logan Vidrine added a two-RBI single, Kyle Harbour went 2-2 with two singles and Blake Atchley, Clay Mahaffey, Dallas Lay, Patrick Modisette and T.J. Carter added RBIs for the Knights in the blowout win.

The Knights have become familiar with great pitching performances and Tuesday was no exception from McClure.

McClure (1-1) went all five innings in the contest to get the win. He struck out eight Castor hitters, allowing two hits and no runs.

The Knights now have three everyday starters hitting above .400 in Blake Atchley (.452), Clay Mahaffey (.412) and Riley Orr (.405).

The North Webster pitching staff as a whole had combined to post a 1.25 ERA to this point in the season.

This weekend, North Webster will take part in the Stanley Tournament, beginning with a Friday game against Lakeview at 3:15 p.m. The Knights follow that up with a Saturday doubleheader against Hicks and Choudrant. The first Saturday game begins at 11:15 a.m. and the second at 3:45 p.m.

Lady Knights

The North Webster Lady Knights made it two straight wins this week by demolishing an overmatched Booker T. Washington team in Springhill, 16-1.

The Lady Knights (9-4) put up three runs in the first frame, followed by a whopping seven runs in the second. North Webster would continue to roll until the game ended early in the fourth inning via 15-run rule.

Madeline Farley and Lindsey O’Neal combined to no-hit the Lady Lions. Farley got the start and went three innings, striking out five hitters. O’Neal came in to finish off the contest tossing a scoreless inning and striking out one hitter.

At the plate North Webster called the shots Tuesday, doing whatever they wanted on their way to 17 hits.

Shay Smith went 2-2, tripling and doubling on her way to two RBIs. Farley had a single and two RBIs.

Rhanda Putman went 2-2 with a pair of singles and one RBI, followed by Brianna Murray with a RBI double.

Audrey Plants went 2-2 with two singles and a RBI, Caitlyn Maples had an RBI double and Aubryn Rasberry added two singles.

The Lady Knights will hit the road for their next game. North Webster will face North Caddo Thursday in Vivian. That game starts at 6 p.m.

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