Airline ‘hit parade’ too much for Shreve

By LEE HILLER, Journal Sports

Airline’s softball team went on a hit parade in a District 1-5A 13-3 win over Captain Shreve in five innings Thursday at Airline.

The Lady Vikings pounded out 16 hits with five players logging multiple hits.

Paige Marshall was one of three in the lineup for Airline (9-4, 3-1) to go 3-for-3. Marshall’s three hits included a home run and triple and she finished with a team-best 4 RBIs.

Elena Heng and Lindsey Marcinkus were the other two with a perfect 3-for-3 day at the plate.

Other hitters with multiple hits included Jina Baffuto, who had a single and home run, and Aleena Duran, who had two hits that included a double. Baffuto, Heng and Marshall all scored three times. Natalie Sutton had a home run and Paris Endris a double as Airline had seven extra-base hits in the game.

Emily Rachal shut out the Lady Gators the first four innings on one hit and struck out four to get the win in the circle.

Maggie Guy drove in two runs with a single for Shreve (8-6, 2-2).

PARKWAY 13, BYRD 4: Mikaylah Williams homered twice and Chloe Larry once as the Lady Panthers run-ruled the Lady Jackets in five innings. Williams finished with 3 RBIs, while Larry added a single to hit total and scored three runs. Kaykeigh Driggers got the win in the circle for Parkway (5-4, 2-2).