Port St. Joe runner-up at district tournament

MaKayla Ramsey

MaKayla Ramsey won two games, striking out 11 in the semifinals, to lead Port St. Joe to the district title game.

Phil Coale
Published: Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 09:06 AM.

The Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School softball team hosted the District 4-1A tournament last week and the Lady Tiger Sharks reached the title game before falling to Liberty County.

Port St. Joe will travel to Sneads Tuesday for a regional quarterfinal matchup. The winner will face the winner of Liberty County-Wewahitchka on May 3.

The Lady Tiger Sharks opened the district tournament by whipping West Gadsden 15-0 in a game shortened due to the run rule.

MaKayla Ramsey started on the mound for Port St. Joe and struck out seven and walked none and allowed no hits and no runs over four innings.

Ramsey had three hits to lead Port St. Joe while Haley Wood, Brittany King, Shannon Pridgeon and Hal’leigh Keels each knocked out a pair of hits.

In the semifinals, Port St. Joe pounded South Walton 9-3.
Ramsey went the distance on the mound, allowing four hits and three runs while striking out 11 and walking three over seven innings.

Keels had three hits, Ramsey two and King pasted a two-run home run in the sixth to pad the lead.



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