Lady Saints double wins against JAHHS

Published 9:48 pm Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The Lady Saints softball team defeated John A. Holmes High School in a double-header on Saturday.

The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball team had its Pink Day when they hosted John A. Holmes. The first matchup between the two teams resulted in a 15-5 win for NSA. A couple of hours later in the second game, the Lady Saints won 9-2.

In the first game, Madi Wilson was active for NSA. She went 2-4 with three runs and added a double and three stolen bases. Anni Groves stole two bases as NSA totaled eight as a team. Addy Greene had two triples. Reese Byrd was the winning pitcher in the first matchup.

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In the second matchup, Emerson Puzey handled most of the pitching duties and earned the pitching win as she struck out nine. Greene went 3-3 with two runs, two RBIs and a triple. Wilson went 2-4 with two runs and an RBI with two doubles.

NSA will prepare for a highly anticipated matchup against Greenbrier Christian Academy at home at 4:30 p.m. Thursday. The teams rank No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, in the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association softball poll.

Game One

NSA 15, John A. Holmes 5

NSA 3 0 0 4 2 6—15

JAH 1 0 0 0 1 3—5

NSA: Hits 15—Byrd 2, Groves 2, Elswick 2, Puzey 2, Wilson 2, Inscoe 2, Greene 2, Infranco; Runs 15—Elswick 3, Wilson 3, Groves 2, Wetmore 2, Infranco, Goodman, Puzey, Inscoe, Greene; RBI 12—Puzey 3, Inscoe 2, Greene 2, Groves 2, Byrd, Elswick, Infranco,

Game Two

NSA 9, John A. Holmes 2

NSA 2 1 2 2 0 2 0—9

JAH 0 0 0 0 0 2 0—2

NSA: Hits 13—Greene 3, Wilson 2, Goodman 2, Chang 2, Groves, Elswick, Turner, Infranco; Runs 9—Goodman 2, Chang 2, Wilson 2, Greene 2, Elswick; RBI 9—Greene 2, Wetmore 2, Groves 2, Wilson, Infranco, Goodman