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Decatur softball players ‘hit really well finally,’ coach says

By Managing Editor, Lisa Capitelli | Apr 12, 2018

(April 13, 2018) The Stephen Decatur softball team scored 17 runs in five innings on Monday and held the Wicomico Indians to four in Salisbury.

The Lady Seahawks scored one run in the first inning, 11 in the second, two in the third and three in the fifth. Wicomico tallied its runs in the bottom of the fifth inning.

“We hit really well finally,” Decatur Assistant Coach Cheryl Harte said. “They stayed positive even when Wi-Hi started hitting in the fifth. I’m very proud of them.”

Sophomore Sierra Eisemann went 3-for-5 (two singles and a double). She had an RBI, stole three bases and scored once.

Junior Lexi Black was 4-for-5 (two singles and two doubles). She logged three RBIs, scored twice and stole three bases.

Junior Caroline Cardamone hit two singles, was walked twice, and added two RBIs. She stole two bases and scored twice. Senior captain Emma Hamilton-Blackford had a triple and a single, three RBIs, scored twice and stole a base.

Senior Caroline Kurtz chipped in two singles, had two RBIs and scored twice.

Black pitched three innings. She struck out four, walked two and allowed two hits. Eisemann threw two innings. She struck out two and gave up five hits.

Decatur will host the North Caroline Bulldogs today, Friday, at 4 p.m.

On Monday, the Seahawks will take a trip to Pocomoke to play the Warriors at 4 p.m. The following day, the Queen Anne’s Lions will come to Berlin to take on Decatur at 4 p.m.

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