Castlewood honored their three senior softball players and their families before the start of Friday’s game with Thomas Walker. Amy Taylor, daughter of Tony and Jennifer Taylor; Kayla Layne, daughter of A.C. and Susie Layne; Gracie Hicks, daughter of Benji and Barbara Hicks.
May 4, 2018 Castlewood—The Lady Devils erupted for 8 runs in the second inning en route to a 16-6, Senior Day, win over visiting Thomas Walker. Gracie Hicks collected 3 hits (1 double), scored 3 runs, and fanned 10 getting the win for the Lady Devils. Samantha Gray had a pair of hits and 4 runs driven in. Amy Taylor also had 2 hits, a RBI and scored a run for Castlewood. Madison Mayes homered and drove in 2 runs for the Lady Pioneers. Talyn Dibrell added 2 base hits and a run scored for Thomas Walker.
The Lady Devils pounded out 9 hits and led 9 to 0 after three complete innings. Thomas Walker got on the board in the top of the fourth scoring 2 run on back to back hits by Sophie Taylor and Erin Humphrey. Talyn Dibrell led off the Lady Pioneers fifth inning with a base hit. Isabella Schwartz followed with a RBI triple to the fence in left field. Madison Mayes 2-out homer to center cut the Castlewood lead to 9 to 5.
Adrianna Salyer led off the Castlewood fifth inning with a double. After two outs, a Thomas walker error, and two hit batters, the Lady Devils led 11 to 5. Zoe Phillips stroked a base hit to right field to score Lillie Sanders. Katrina Hughes run, on a wild pitch gave Castlewood a 13 to 5 lead.
Chelsey Parks singled and scored in the top of the sixth for the Lady Pioneers. Base hits by Kayla Layne, Gracie Hicks, and Samantha Gray gave the Lady Devils a 15 to 6 lead. With two outs and two strikes Katrina Hughes ripped the game-winning base hit up the middle to score Hicks, giving Castlewood the 16 to 6 win.
The Lady Devils totaled 16 runs on 15 hits and made 1 error. Thomas Walker scored 6 runs on 8 hits and committed 6 errors.