PC opposite Miller's in title contest   

By Adam Buckles
STAR Correspondent

  Peters' Concrete and Miller's Plumbing will meet one more time, but this one is for bragging rights, and most importantly, the title.
  Peters' and Miller's each had strong offensive and pitching performances Tuesday night in Carter County League softball (major league) semifinals.
  Peters' put away David's Trophies 15-0 while Miller's molested B&R Construction, 17-8.
  Peters' used a seven-run first inning rally to in the cause. Jeri Jones lef-off with a single, who eventually scored on a Justine Jones smack. After Kayla Blevins, Dreama Hughes, and Brooke Johnson walked, Daranda Byrd ripped a three-run double.
  Sarah Holtsclaw and Jamie Icenhour each drew walks. Byrd took home on a theft, then Holtsclaw scored on a Teddy Jablonsky sacrifice to give Peters' Concrete a 7-0.
  Peters' added some insurance in the second, third, and fourth. Justine Jones walked, then scored on a steal. Later, in the third, Byrd ripped a double, then scored on an Icenhour double.
  In the fourth, Jablonsky and Breana Osbourne took free passes, then Jeri Jones ripped a RBI-double, plating Jablonsky. Justine Jones reached the diamond on an error, Blevins and Byrd each added RBI singles in the cause.
  Blevins started, and went the rest of the way. She was good for six strikeouts and one walk while scattering two hits in four innings of work.
  Byrd led Peters' by going 3-for-3, while chipping in four ribbies. Jeri Jones added two hits., with Justine Jones, Icenhour, and Blevins each collecting a hit.
  Kacey Perry and Amanda picked up the only hits for David's.
  Miller's Plumbing 17
  B&R Construction 8
  In game two of the softball doubleheader, Miller's Plumbing used a seven-run, first-inning rally to help defeat B&R Construction.
  Things started good in the first, when Hollie Grindstaff drew a walk, then Mikki Oliver shot a single, Emily Asher later sacrificed in Grindstaff. Hannah Colbaugh later belted a single to score Oliver. Amanda Haerr drew a walk, then Lacy Oliver, Kayla Winters, and Jaclyn Campbell each added RBI singles in the inning to go up 7-0.
  The Plumbers added some runs in the second when Oliver hit an inside-the-park home run to plate Grindstaff. Asher later took a free pass, then scored on a Haerr double, to extend the lead, 10-0.
  In the third, Miller's didn't quit plumbing. Winters and Campbell reached the basepath on errors. Tessa Lunceford and Kayla Long each committed walks, then Sarah Goodwin committed a sac. Jenipher Denis walked in the frame, then Grindstaff later added a two-run double to the cause.
  The Construction Crew, did not put up their tools in the fourth. Chelsea Peters and Whitney Vines walked, then Sophia Merle tripled to plate Peters and Vines.
  Heather Brown later singled Merle, then Brittany Streets walked, Lea Withrow reached first on an error, and Megan Moore later walked in a run.
  Rachael Baumgardner and Vines added RBI singles in the frame, then Merle walked in a run, but Winters battled back to finish the inning, backed by some good defensive plays on Denis.
  Mikki Oliver had the only multiple hits in the game while Grindstaff, Colbaugh, Lacy Oliver, Winters, amd Campbell each tallied a hit for Milller's.
  Peters, Brown, Vines and Merle each had a hit for B&R.
  Miller's and Peters' will meet at 8 p.m. Thursday for the championship, while the Trophies and B&R will meet at 6:30 for third.
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