The Charlton County Maidens slow pitch softball team improved to 8-4 on the season after picking up two wins against Thomas County Central along with single victories against Baker County and Dooly County.
In the first game against Thomas County Central last Tuesday the Maidens pounded out 20 hits and held the Yellow Jackets to just hit in their 17-0 win. Gabby Tillis and Javonna Dykes both hit inside the park home runs in the win. Tillis picked up four hits and drove in four runs to lead the offense, while Dykes added four RBI's of her own. Also having big games were Kauri Lee and Jesslyn Smith with three hits each. Sydney Pevey picked up the win in the shortened game that was called after four innings.
The second game was more of the same with the Maidens winning 18-1. Dykes had a double and a triple among her team leading four hits while also driving in four runs. Tillis added two hits and three RBI's including her second home run of the day. Also picking up multiple hits were Brooke Spivey and Natalie Lynch. Pevey again picked up the win allowing just three hits and one unearned run.
On Wednesday, the Maidens again would play two games with the first coming against Baker County. Charlton would waste no time showing their dominance by scoring 11 first inning runs on the way to a 19-1 win. Pevey pitched a no hitter allowing just a single unearned run to pick up the win. She was also a force at the plate hitting two home runs while driving in five runs. Abby Safford also hit a home run and drove in four runs. Brooke Spivey added three hits while Tillis, Tiffany Rivera and April Key each picked up two hits.
In the nightcap the Maidens faced off against Dooly County and came away with an 11-3 win. Charlton scored eight times in the first two innings and the Bobcats would cross the plate until scoring three times in the top of the sixth. Charlton answered those three back in the bottom of the sixth to finish off the scoring.
Tillis continued to swing a hot bat picking up three hits including a home run while driving in four runs. Dykes and Rivera both added two hits each while Pevey again was the winning pitcher allowing three unearned runs on just five hits.