Lady Saints edge past Ambassadors
Published 10:24 pm Thursday, May 12, 2016
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball team beat Norfolk Christian Academy 4-3 Thursday to advance to Friday’s championship game.
The Lady Saints defeated Norfolk Christian 4-3 in the semifinals of the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools tournament Thursday night. The Lady Saints are now 15-5 in the conference with the championship on the line against Greenbrier Christian.
“Players are starting to realize their potential,” said coach Brittany Wilkins. “This team is the best talent we have coached here.”
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Lady Saint Madi Currin had a good night, going two-for-two with two runs scored and one run batted in. In the fifth inning, Nansemond-Suffolk gave up a three-run home run, accounting for all of Norfolk Christian’s points.
Wilkins said Delaney Taylor hit a triple to center field to score Emerson Puzey, the first batter. With Taylor on third base, Madi Currin stepped to the box and also tripled to left field to score Taylor.
Brooklyne Carr came up and hit a sacrifice fly to score Madi Currin, then the next batter made the third out.
“This team is finally starting to play to its potential,” said Wilkins.
With this win, Nansemond-Suffolk is now 7-1 in the TCIS standings, behind only Greenbrier Christian.