3-Star Hitter, Leftfielder Kayla Braud: One hit, one RBI and one run scored on three at-bats. Also walked once.
4-Star Hitter, Centerfielder Jazlyn Lunceford: One hit with two RBIs in four at-bats. Did not strikeout.
5-Star Hitter, Catcher Kendall Dawson: Two hits, two RBIs and one run scored in three at-bats.
Win, Alabama Starter Leslie Jury: 7 innings pitch (complete game), gave up six hits and one earned run. Walked four batters and struck out 11.
Alabama 0 4 1 0 2 0 2 9 8 0
Maryland 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 6 3
Top of the Second
With one out, Danielle Richard doubled to centerfield. Jackey Branham walked. A double steal moves both runners successfully and an error moves them one more, scoring Richard and putting Branham on third. Bama up 1-0. Kendall Dawson triples to RF and an error gets her home. Bama up 3-0. Keima Davis gets HBP, then advances to third via one steal and one error. A Kayla Braud slap to the shortstop for a single scores Davis. Bama up 4-0.
Top of the Third
With one out, Danielle Richard was HBP, and then stole second. Jackey Branham walked. Kendall Dawson singled up the middle, Richard scored. Bama up 5-0.
Bottom of the Fourth
Leslie Jury gave up a single to leftfield to Maryland’s Kathy McLaughlin. A stand-up double by Vangie Galindo scored Maryland’s only run of the day. Bama up 5-1.
Top of the Fifth
Jackey Branham opened the inning with a walk. A Kendall Dawson groundout moved Branham to second. With one out, Kayla Braud walked. A wild pitch moved Branham to 3rd and Braud to 2nd. Jazlyn Lunceford doubled to left-center, scoring Branham and Braud. Bama up 7-1.
Top of the Seventh
Keima Davis opened the inning by being hit by a pitch, then stealing second. With one out, pinch hitter Chaunsey Bell hit a stand-up double to the warning track in leftfield that scored Davis. Bama up 8-1. A groundout by Cassie Reilly-Boccia moved Bell to third. Jadyn Spencer singled to leftfield, scoring Bell. Bama up 9-1.