Five runs batted in from Matti Cantrell helped lead Laurens past Clinton 14-4 on Thursday. Cantrell drove in runs on a home run in the second and a double in the third.
Laurens grabbed an early lead when they scored on a single by CJ Ginn, a single by Annsley Nelson, a stolen base , a single by Micheala Weathers, a single by Tamara Haney, and a groundout by Jillian Sward in the first inning.
Clinton took an early lead in the first inning. The Red Devils scored one run on a stolen base in the first inning.
Laurens took the lead for good with six runs in the first inning. In the first Ginn singled off of K Roland, driving in one run, there was an error, scoring one run, a runner stole home, Weathers singled off of Roland, driving in one run, Haney singled off of Roland, driving in one run, and Roland induced Sward to ground out, but one run scored.
Taylor Powell earned the win for the Raiders. She went four and a third innings, giving up four runs, six hits, striking out one, and walking zero.
The Lady Raiders had 16 hits in the game. Matti Cantrell, Cassy Plaia, Rachel Delio, Ginn, and Bailey Gibbs each collected multiple hits for Laurens Raiders Varsity. Plaia and Cantrell.
K Richardson led Clinton with two hits in three at bats.
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