Congrats to Softball's Lady Warriors for picking up a huge MIC win tonight at Carmel, 9-5!!! #BeGreat
Warren Central defeated Carmel 9-5, coming back for the victory after falling behind 4-1 early. Carmel jumped out to a 3 -0 lead in the bottom of the 1st. Warren answered with a run in the top of the 3rd only to have Carmel score in the bottom of that inning. However, the Lady Warriors scored 2 in the 4th and 2 more in the 5th to take a 5-4 lead. Carmel tied the game 5-5 in the bottom of the 5th. The Lady Warriors scored 4 in the top of the 6th to take the lead for good.
Shelbie Stotts led the offense, going 3-4 with 2 homeruns and 5 RBIs. Alise Terhune went 2-3 with 2 RBIs and 2 Runs scored. Madison Wagers added an RBI while Megan Sanders had 2 hits including a double. Overall Warren Central had 10 hits and 9 RBIs. Lexi Jones also had a hit, an RBI, and scored.
Defensively the Lady Warriors played outstanding softball. Aniah Sanders made several big plays at first. Madison Wagers also made several great defensive plays at short, including gunning down a runner at home who was trying to score from third on a ground ball. Hevon Williams made a diving ESPN highlight catch in center as well as throwing out a runner trying to advance to third. Overall it was an outstanding team defensive effort.
Meanwhile, Megan Sanders pitched a complete game, giving up only 3 earned runs while walking none.
Warren Central plays Cathedral at home Wednesday.