BHHS powers past A-F in softball play

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Michael Young - Sports Editor

Coming off two of its most disappointing losses of the season, the Blackville-Hilda High varsity softball team rebounded by pounding Allendale-Fairfax High 23-6 Friday in the Hawks' Nest.
Powerful and frequent hitting headlined the Lady Hawks' most lopsided win of the season.
The Lady Hawks had seven players different players who tallied multiple hits on the day.
Laney Ray and Hannah Wise led the way for the Lady Hawks.
Ray had her most productive day at the plate, going three for five with three runs batted in.
Wise, who registered a triple in the third inning, finished three for five with two RBIs three runs scored.
With the win, Blackville-Hilda High moves to 7-7 in the standings.
Blackville-Hilda High coach Michael Beasley said the team responded well to a week of adversity.
"To bounce back like we did today after two tough losses to region teams, makes me very proud as a coach," Beasley said.
"These girls could have easily laid down, but those losses just motivated us."
The game was largely won in the first two innings when the Lady Hawks erupted for 15 runs off eight hits. Kristin Seigler and Tyeshia Clark each had RBI doubles to highlight the early scoring spree.
Seigler finished two for four with two RBIs and two runs scored.
Clark went two for two with two RBIs, a walk and three runs scored.
Others who enjoyed a good day at the plate were Kayla Pate, Patricia Birt and Emily McClary, each with two hits.
On the mound, Wise turned in another solid outing for her seventh win of the season. She went the distance with four hits allowed, two walks and seven strikeouts.