The Edmond Sun

August 19, 2013

Lady Bulldogs outslug Putnam City

The Edmond Sun

OKLA. CITY — The Edmond Memorial Lady Bulldogs never trailed and toppled Putnam City on the road 6-4 Aug. 15.

Along with sturdy defense, Memorial outhit the Lady Pirates 9-6 and kept the pressure on offensively. The ‘Dogs scored at least once in the initial four frames, posting a 3-spot in the top of the third.

“I was very pleased with our first game,” said Edmond Memorial head coach Janet Chartney. “The girls played very good defense. They were patient at the plate and hit the ball well up and down the lineup.”

Memorial was led by Kylee Stone offensively. She stroked three hits and drove home a pair of runs. Teammates Coren Davis, Jordan DeShazar and Kayla Eichler each added doubles.

“We scored early and responded when they scored with good at bats,” Chartney added.

“Kylee Stone was awesome tonight and hit the ball leading the team at the plate.

“We hung in there with our defense when they attacked.”

On the rubber, Eichler (1-0) earned the pitching win and Brenlyn McCoy tossed two hitless innings for the save.

The Bulldogs will host Lawton today at 6:30 p.m.