Next games are on the road Wednesday against Burke County
MARION – Hickory Post 48 split a doubleheader against McDowell Post 56 on Wednesday, winning 7-0 and falling 3-2 in Junior American Legion girls’ softball on the road.
The split left Hickory with a 3-5 record heading into its next games on Wednesday at the Catawba Meadows Park against Burke County, a doubleheader that begins at 7 p.m.
Hickory 7, McDowell 0
Post 48 won the first game of the twinbill behind two doubles by Jada Spake and with Laura Drum driving in three runs.
Riley Fox was the starting pitcher, going two innings. She gave up two hits, walked one and struck out one.
Drum pitched two innings, allowing no hits, and she walked two and struck out two.
Post 48 did not make an error.
Drum, Owyen Lyall, Kayla Ruff and Katie Poovey each had one hit for Hickory.
McDowell 3, Hickory 2
Hickory made three errors in the second game and had a three-game win streak snapped.
Lyall was the starting pitcher, throwing two innings. She gave up two hits, walked two and struck out one and gave up one earned run and one unearned ruyn.
Spake threw two hitless innings, striking out three and walking one, and allowed an unearned run
Fox had a single and double for Post 48 while Abby Puett and Spake each drove in a run.
NORTH CAROLINA JUNIOR AMERICAN
LEGION FAST-PITCH SCHEDULE
(Division I, Western Area 1)
10—Hickory vs. Burke County at Bandys High: Burke County 7, Hickory 2; Burke County 5, Hickory 2
12—Hickory vs. Wilkes County at Bandys High: Wilkes County 6, Hickory 1; Wilkes County 6, Hickory 2
17—Hickory vs. Watauga County at Bandys High: Hickory 5, Watauga 0; Hickory 14, Watauga 0.
19—McDowell vs. Hickory at Big League Camp: Hickory 7, McDowell 0; McDowell 3, Hickory 2
26—Burke County vs. Hickory at Catawba Meadows Field No. 4, 7 p.m.
8—Wilkes County vs. Hickory at West Wilkes High, 7 p.m.
10—Watauga County vs. Hickory at Watauga High, 7 p.m.
22—Hickory vs. McDowell at Bandys High, 7 p.m.
HICKORY POST 48 ROSTER
No. Player School
00 Addie Goble Mill Creek Middle
1 Abbey Puett Northview Middle
2 Caroline McIntosh Bandys
3 Kayla Ruff Northview Middle
4 Katie Poovey Bandys
5 Sydney Kale Bandys
7 Riley Fox Bandys
10 Mayson Lail St. Stephens
11 Riley Bost Mill Creek Middle
13 Peyton Wesson Mill Creek Middle
14 Zoie Cloninger Northview Middle
15 Jada Spake Bandys
16 Emilee Lancaster Mill Creek Middle
21 Trinity Atwell Bandys
55 Owyen Lyall Mill Creek Middle
99 Laura Drum Bandys
Coaching staff: Bubbie Spake, Katie Carpenter, Brian McIntosh