Dallas County beats Demopolis 2-1

Published 11:50 pm Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Dallas County opened its season with a 2-1 win over rival Demopolis. 

Kimberly Ross led off the Hornets’ sixth inning with a walk and promptly stole second.  She moved to third on a groundout by Debra Cunningham.  Keneasha Jefferson followed with an infield hit and stole second to score Ross, and later scored on a passed ball to push the Hornets lead to 2-0.  

Demopolis added a run in the bottom of the seventh on a late rally. But, with runners on second and third, Dallas County pitcher Cassie Daniels ended the game with a strikeout.

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Daniels limited Demopolis to one base runner and one hit over five innings.

Ross led all hitters with a double and triple. Jefferson and Ciera Ingram added two singles apiece.  Whitney Denson and Avery Mott also added hits in the game.