North Carolina High School Softball - Jack Britt LumbertonMarch 16, 2018: Fayetteville, NC 28306
The Jack Britt Buccaneers the visiting Lumberton Pirates softball squad by a final score of 11-8 in Friday's league battle.
The Buccaneers (7-1) will now prepare for their battle against Richmond (Rockingham, NC). The Raiders go into the Sandhills 4A battle with a 4-1 record. In their last battle, Richmond held off Pinecrest (Southern Pines, NC), 18-0, in a league battle.
The Pirates now possess a 5-2 record. They play next when they host Fairmont for a non-league battle on Saturday, March 17. Lumberton will meet a Golden Tornadoes squad coming off a 15-5 league loss to South Columbus (Tabor City, NC). The Golden Tornadoes record now stands at 3-3.
The Lumberton Pirates jumped out early on back to back homers from Canady and Nobles. The Bucs struck back with a home run from Jessica McRae. Lumberton took advantage of 2 Britt errors in the second followed by the Canady & Nobles show again of back to back to gain an 8-3 lead. The Bucs scored 2 in the second to cut the lead to 8-5. Savannah Roddey capped off 5 run 4th inning with with a 2 run homer. Carlie Myrtle settled in the last 5 innings and helped her own cause with a solo shot to CF in the sixth to give the Bucs a 11-8 final.