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Martin, Perry power Lady Airedales- 04/14/2021

 

SOFTBALL 

 

Makenzie Martin and Taelynn Perry added to their monster seasons Tuesday with home runs during Alma's doubleheaders sweep of Van Buren. 

 

The Lady Airedales (16-7, 7-3) took the opener, 4-2, thanks to Perry's go-ahead three-run homer. Alma took the nightcap, 4-0. 

 

Martin won both games to extend her season record to 11-4. Opponents are hitting .210 against the right-hander, who lowered her earned run average to 1.97. 

 

In addition, Martin leads the team with four home runs and 25 RBIs. 

 

Perry, who is hitting .548 (40-for-76), has three homers and 24 RBIs. Bailey Webb raised her overall batting average to .485. 

 

The Lady Airedales host Greenbrier Tuesday. 

 

BASEBALL 

 

The Alma Airedales suffered a pair of losses to Van Buren Tuesday in the 5A-West play. 

 

The Pointers won the opener, 10-0, thanks to Conner Johnson's one-hit shutout. Sophomore Noah Likens was the losing pitcher. 

 

Ledger Anderson had Alma's lone hit. 

 

Sophomore Noah Likens pitched well in the opener, allowing four earned runs over five innings. 

 

Alma dropped the nightcap, 10-0. Logan Taylor was the losing pitcher, allowing two earned runs (four total) over five innings. 

 

The Airedales host Farmington Friday.