Central A&M (10-17) limped through last weekend, losing on Thursday to Clinton, 8-1, then were swept at the CIGS Shootout on Saturday by Coal City, 4-2, Tri-Valley, 12-6, and Casey, 11-5.
The score was just 2-0 until the 6th, then we mixed 2 errors with a home run and double and Clinton scored five runs.
A&M had eight hits, but couldn’t get a run home until the bottom of the 6th. With one out, Morgan Damery and Mo Hunter had consecutive singles. With two outs, Kayla Gibson hit the RBI-single.
Gibson hit 2-for-3 with the only RBI. Kaley Hennings was 2-for-4. Lexee Smith took the loss for A&M.
Clinton 8, Central A&M 1
Clint 200 005 1--8-14-2
CAM 000 001 0--1-8-3
CAM stats: T. Jordan 1-for-4, ROE, FC; Hennings 2-for-4, FC; Friesner 0-for-4, FC; Damery 1-for-4, run; Hunter 1-for-3; O. Jordan 0-for-3; Gibson 2-for-3, RBI; Collins 1-for-3, FC; Smith 0-for-3, FC, ROE. Pitching (L) Smith 6 IP, 7 runs, 13 hits, 1 BB, 4 Ks; O. Jordan 1 IP, 1 run, 1 hit, HB, K.
Clint stats: Ginger 3-for-4, 2B, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Tool 2-for-4, HR, 2 runs 2 RBIs; Toohill 0-for-3, BB; Borland 1-for-4, 2B; Donelson 1-for-4, 2 runs. H Hickman 1-for-4, BB; K. Hickman 1-for-4; Ennis 2-for-3, 2B, run, RBI; Houston 3-for-3, HBP, run. Pitching (W) Houston (10-2) 1 run, 8 hits, 0 BB, 6 Ks.
Olivia Jordan pitched well against the good Coal City program at the CIGS Shootout at Borg-Warner on Saturday, but lost a tough 4-2 decision.
Taylor Jordan and Kaley Hennings hit well at the top of the order and the Raiders actually out-hit Coal City, 7 to 5, despite losing.
Coal City 4, Central A&M 2
CCity 100 300 0--4-5-1
CAM 001 000 1--2-7-4
CAM stats:T. Jordan 3-for-3, run; Hennings 2-for-4. Pitching (L) O. Jordan 7 IP, 4 runs, 5 hits, 4 BBs, 8 Ks.
CCity stats: Campos 3-for-4, run; Bedton 1-for-4, run; Caruso 1-for-3, run. Pitching (W) Aichele7 IP, 2 runs, 7 hits, 2 BBs, 5 Ks.