Lady Raiders chalk up another victory at St. Joe

By CATHRYN CARTWRIGHT,

The Benton Academy Lady Raiders continue to build on their successful softball season after defeating Greenville St. Joe 12-3 on Tuesday.

"We started off slowly offensively but our defense continued to be solid," said Coach Natalie Whitehead. "Our bats started getting hot in the 4th, scoring us 4 runs.”

The Lady Raiders began dominating the contest in the fifth inning.

“In the fifth we knocked in eight more runs to give us a 10-run lead,” Whitehead said.

The offense in the fifth inning was lead by Kaitlyn Warren, Lauren Pigg, Clara Ann Yeates, Ella McCain, Gracey Manor, and Zoi Pate.

The Lady Raiders  faced the Jackson Victors at home on Thursday, August 8 at home.