Alva Ladybugs win 8-1 over Blackwell


August 27, 2023

Desiree Morehead

Trinity Stevens (28) comes face-to-face with second base as she slides in for the steal against the Blackwell Maroons Thursday.

ALVA – Coming off a 1-0 road loss to Perry, the Alva Ladybugs softball team hosted the Blackwell Maroons Thursday, winning 8-1.

Blackwell was first on the scoreboard when Adisyn Peetoom scored on a ground out in the top of the first inning.

Desiree Morehead

Alva's Ruby Nichols (2) throws her whole body into bagging a ball hit to left field. The Ladybugs played Blackwell at home Thursday evening.

Alva took the lead in the bottom of the first when an error scored one run, Dylen Marteney singled to score two runs and an error scored a run.

The Ladybugs continued to dominate, scoring on a Maroon error and on a ground out by Marteney in the second inning.

Jaycee Kelln earned the win for Alva, giving up three hits and one run (zero earned) over seven innings. She struck out seven and walked two. Marteney led the Ladybugs with four runs batted in. Kelln, Ruby Nichols and Trinity Stevens stole multiple bases with the team logging seven stolen bases in the game.

Peetoom took the loss for Blackwell. The Maroons went six innings surrendering eight runs (three earned) on two hits, striking out eight and walking four.

The win gave the Ladybugs a season record of 7-6 going into a Friday game at Enid.


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