Prep softball: Wayne pulls away for 5-1 win over Sissonville
Savannah Perry laced a two-out, run-scoring triple and Emily Fry followed with a two-run homer in the sixth inning as host Wayne broke open a close game and notched a 5-1 prep softball win over Sissonville Tuesday.
Class AA No. 4 Wayne (13-4) only led 2-1 before the uprising in the sixth. The Indians scored their lone run in the fourth when Alexee Haynes led off with a double, went to third on a passed ball and scored on an RBI single by Abbey Jordan.
Parkins went 2 for 2 with two RBIs in the opener while Olivia Dunn pounded out two hits and two RBIs. In the nightcap, Burdette went 2 for 3 with two RBIs for Class A No. 3 Buffalo (14-4) while Katie Higginbotham legged out two hits and drove in two runs and Jordan Bailey had two RBIs.
Kelsey Bird belted a pair of triples and drove home two runs for Valley (9-2) while Kailey Cooper had two hits. Ashley Gilkerson went 2 for 3 for Fayetteville (7-9).
The teams were deadlocked 2-2 until Nitro plated five runs in the fifth for a 7-2 advantage. Melissa Belcher went 2 for 4 with a homer and two RBIs for the Wildcats (8-10) while Halie Miller pounded out two hits, including a double, and knocked in three runs. Rachel Bias doubled in a run for Huntington.
Katie Marcum went 3 for 3 with three RBIs for the Skyhawks in the first game and Sara Browning legged out two hits and drove in two runs. Haley Wagner went 2 for 2 with a double for the Dots (3-11).
In the second game, Allyson Johnson cracked a two-run round-tripper for AA No. 3 Scott (15-5). Wagner singled for Poca's only hit.
Barker helped herself at the plate with two hits for the Big Blacks while Kaci Riffle went 3 for 4. Kenna Markham and Alison Chambers had the lone hits for the Generals.
Courtney Townsend also had two hits for the Yellowjackets. Savana Casto, Sidnee Morgan and Katie Buckbee each had two hits for Ravenswood.