Sports & Outdoors

MCMS Raiderettes blast past Lady Tigers 25-3 on Tuesday

LOCAL SPORTS | Fayetteville — The Moore County Middle School (MCMS) Raiderettes managed two big innings on Tuesday in Lincoln County to secure a resounding win against Fayetteville City, 25-3. They batted in nine runs in the third inning and 12 in the fifth inning to secure the win.

In the first inning, Anna Leigh Ross got Moore County on the scoreboard first on Tuesday with a single on a 2-2 count, scoring one run. After that, they managed nine runs in the third inning and never looked back.

Four Raiderettes contributed to the big inning. Addye Norman doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs. Faithin Raby singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs. Kinsley Miller singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs. Rian Ross singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run. A Lady Tiger error and a wild pitch helped Moore County score two more runs.

In the fifth, the Raiderettes put up another 12 points thanks to quality at batts by Rian Ross, Raby, Kaitlynn Gattis, Kallie Ross, and Norman. Gattis smacked the only home run of the game in the fifth.

Lefty Miller got the W on the mound for Moore County allowing seven hits and three runs over five innings and striking out one. Miller also led for the Raiderettes going 5-for-5 at the plate. The Raiderettes also stole 11 bases during the outing. Norman led in steals with four.

The middle school Raiderettes do not have any upcoming game due to Spring Break. They’ll play again on April 12 at home against Fayetteville City at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are available in the Go Fan app. •

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