Lady Saints fall to IWA

Published 10:18 pm Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball team took a 4-1 loss to Isle of Wight Academy Tuesday afternoon.

The Lady Saints have dropped three of their last four games. They split the season series with IWA, having won 10-0 back in March.

IWA scored in the first inning to go up 1-0 before NSA came back and tied it up at one in the second inning off of a fielder’s choice from Addy Greene. IWA had strong fourth and fifth innings to take the lead back and seal the deal.

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Reese Byrd pitched a complete game for the Lady Saints and took the loss. She allowed seven hits. From the plate, NSA had three hits as a team.

Mackenzie Wooten pitched a complete game for IWA, and she struck out six. Anya Colyer went 3-4 with two RBIs from the plate for IWA.

In the most recent state poll, NSA and IWA were ranked second and third, respectively.

The Lady Saints have a couple more regular season games left before they head to the conference tournament and the postseason.

IWA 4, NSA 1

IWA 1 0 0 2 1 0 0—4

NSA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0—0

NSA: Hits 3—Infranco, Byrd, Chang; Runs 1—O’Keeffe; RBI 1—Greene

IWA: Hits 7—Colyer 3, Byrum 2, Wright, Jones; Runs 4—Byrum, May, Rountree, Colyer; RBI 4—Colyer 2, Wright, McAdoo