Eufaula senior Gabriele Noriega connected on a pitch in the seventh inning to lift the Lady Ironheads past a tough Warner Eagles team 3-2 for their third straight victory on Thursday.
Eufaula (10-4) managed to hold off Warner in the first inning. Eufaula scored when Kambry Williams singled on a 2-1 count. Avery Williams was the winning pitcher. She surrendered two runs on five hits over seven innings, striking out eight and walking one.
“We’re lucky to get this one. Warner is a tough team. Their pitcher did a good job. We have to be more productive at the plate but we’re happy to get the win today,” Eufaula head coach Ryan Green.
Kambry Williams was l-for-4 with an RBI and Noriega had an RBI.
On Tuesday, Eufaula shutout Spiro 11-0.The bats were hot for the Lady Ironheads as they started out with a run in the first and third innings to take a 2-0 lead. However, Spiro fell apart in the sixth inning as Eufaula hammered in nine runs to seal the 11-0 victory.
Rayleigh Peterson, Avery Williams and Jadence Efurd all hit singles. A ball put in play by Peterson and Noriega along with a triple by Kate Pippenger and fielder’s choice added to the board.
Avery Williams earned the win from the pitcher’s circle. She went six innings, allowing zero runs on three hits, striking out seven and walking one.
Eufaula also shut out Wilburton 12-0 on Monday.
The Eufaula Fast-Pitch Tournament will begin on August 31-Sept. 2.